Argyresthia notoleuca (Turner, 1913)
(previously known as Zelleria notoleuca)
ARGYRESTHIIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are grey with an indistinct white line along the hind margin of each forewing. When at rest, they press their head down, and raise the body up at an angle to the subtrate. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.


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

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 21.6, p. 206.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 38 (1913), p. 194.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 60.


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    (updated 25 October 2010, 20 July 2019)