Trachydora centromela Lower, 1904
CHRYSOPELEIINAE,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Trachydora centromela
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mallacoota, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have white forewings each having tufts of scales and a dark brown line along the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The antennae are nearly as long as the forewings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new species of Australian Elachistidae, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), pp. 179-180.


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    (updated 21 August 2012)