Carposina leptoneura Meyrick, 1920
CARPOSINIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth has grey forewings, each with dark veins, and several scattered dark spots. The hindwings are off-white, and have a sinuous margin. The head and thorax are grey with dark stripes. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2 (1920), pp. 338-339.


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    (written 4 June 2019)