Macrobathra euspila Turner, 1932
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have black forewings with bold pale yellow bands and patches. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

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

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 57 (1932), p. 269, No. 22.


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    (written 11 October 2014)