Eulachna droseropa Turner, 1940
(formerly known as Eulechria mediolinea)
BAREA GROUP
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moths of this species have speckled brown forewings, each with two vague dark transverse bars, particularly in the female. The hindwings are plain speckled brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2000, pp. 247-251.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. IX,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 65 (1940), p. 423, No. 1037.


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    (written 1 June 2019)