Alucita agapeta (Turner, 1913)
(previously known as Orneodes agapeta)
ALUCITIDAE ,   ALUCITOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

This moth is white with rows pale brown single and double chevrons on the wings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cm.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera (Pyralidae),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 24 (1913), pp. 161-162.


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    (written 1 April 2017)