Macrobathra diplochrysa Lower, 1894
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Macrobathra diplochrysa
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths have patchy brown and black forewings with white markings. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cm.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Revision of the Australian Hesperiidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), pp. 104-105.


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    (written 7 October 2014)