Labdia chryselectra Meyrick, 1897
(also known as Anatrachyntis terminella)
COSMOPTERIGINAE,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths are generally grey each with bold orange markings, and a broad pale brown terminal band. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

This particular species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), p. 344, No. 85.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.


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    (updated 8 October 2012)