Archaeoses magicosema (Meyrick, 1936)
(previously known as Astaropola magicosema)
COSSIDAE ,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Archaeoses magicosema
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Churchill, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with various markings including a central transverse white-edged broken dark band. The hindwings are plain brown.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    New species of Pyralies and Microlepidoptera from the Deutsches Entomologisches Institut,
    Arbeiten über Morphologische und Taxonomische Entomologie aus Berlin-Dahlem,
    Volume 2 (1936), p. 107.


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    (written 10 January 2017)