Macrobathra mesopora Meyrick, 1886
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have off-white forewings with bold dark brown bands and patches. The hindwings are dark brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 10, Part 4 (1886), pp. 804-805, No. 481.


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    (written 3 October 2014)