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

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

The adult moths of this species have black forewings with bold white patches.

About 92 Australian species have already been described and named in the genus Macrobathra. This looks superficially like either Macrobathra arrectella or Macrobathra sarcoleuca or it could be another so-far unnamed species in that genus.

The 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 22 August 2012)