Limnaecia cirrhozona Turner, 1923
(formerly known as Limnoecia cirrhozona)
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Limnaecia cirrhozona
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

These adult moths are black with two white bands and one yellow band on each forewing. The hindwings are grey with dark wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

. The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Australian Moths,
    Jacaranda Press, Brisbane (1963) figure 128, p. 58.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 36 (1923), p. 69.


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    (written 10 October 2014)