Osidryas chersodes (Turner, 1913)
(formerly known as Heterocrita chersodes)
COPROMORPHIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have brown forewings each with two vague dark spots near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The labial palps are held straight in front of the head, and are longer than the head and thorax combined. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 38 (1913), p. 223.


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    (written 24 July 2019)