Trachydora chrysodoxa Meyrick, 1915
CHRYSOPELEIINAE,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Trachydora chrysodoxa
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings which have several dark lines, and several tuft of scales sticking up. The hindwings are grey. The antennae are nearly as long as the forewings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1 (1915), p. 332.


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    (updated 21 August 2012)