Peritornenta bacchata Meyrick, 1914
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Peritornenta bacchata
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddell's Creek, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings each with angular black and brown markings, including a set of chevrons around the margins. The hindwings are off-white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Oecophoridae
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1 (1914), p. 225.


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    (written 28 December 2016)