Paramorpha tenuistria Turner, 1947
CARPOSINIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with a scattering of grey-brown dots. The hindwings are white. The body is orange, but covered in white hair. It has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 57, (1947), pp. 67-68.


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    (written 28 December 2018)