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

Bondia maleficana
(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 are off-white, darkening toward the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VII. Revisional.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 7 (1882), p. 183, No. 3.


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    (written 28 December 2018)