Bondia dissolutana Meyrick, 1882
CARPOSINIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth has dark brown forewings, each with an obscure pattern. The hindwings of the males are yellow, with brown wingtips. The hindwings of the females are off-white, with brown wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 7 (1882), pp. 182-183, No. 2.


    previous
    back
    caterpillar
    Australian
    Australian Butterflies
    butterflies
    Australian
    home
    Lepidoptera
    Australian
    Australian Moths
    moths
    next
    next
    caterpillar

    (written 4 June 2019)