Limnaecia species
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

Few of the caterpillars of species in this genus are known, but some are known to feed on

  • Bracket Fungus ( FUNGI ).


    (Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda)

    There are 57 named species of Limnaecia in Australia, and the adult moths are generally black with bold white or yellow markings.

    This particular species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pp. 253-254.


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    (updated 21 August 2012)