Osidryas phyllodes Meyrick, 1916
COPROMORPHIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have brown forewings each with a large darker area along the costa. 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:

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2 (1916), p. 7.


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    (written 24 July 2019)