Asterivora homotypa (Meyrick, 1907)
(previously known as Choreutis homotypa)
CHOREUTINAE,   CHOREUTIDAE,   SESIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

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The adults moths have brown forewings, each with various white markings including two vague transverse white speckled bars. The hindwings are brown, each with a vague white wiggly submarginal line. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1907), pp. 109-110, No. 204.


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    (written 13 April 2020)