Macrophara aneureta Turner, 1946
CHEZALA GOUP
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is brown with one or two vague black marks near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    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. 357-360, 365.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 105, No. 1987.


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    (written 16 April 2019)