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

Macrobathra leucozancla
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings crossed by bold white bands and patches. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Macrobathra leucozancla
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species occurs in :

  • Northern Territory,
  • 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. 270-271, No 49.


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    (written 3 February 2013)