Pedois anthracias Lower, 1902
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pedois anthracias
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Cohuna, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has dark grey-brown forewings with vague streaks speckled with paler grey-brown. The hindwings are pale grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902), p. 246.


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    (written 28 January 2017)