Coleophora crypsineura (Lower, 1900)
(previously known as Batrachedra crypsineura)
COLEOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

These adult moths have off-white forewings with sparse brown dots. The hindwings are plain off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading:

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 25 (1900), p. 419.


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    (written 24 July 2019)