Euprionocera geminipuncta Turner, 1896
(one synonym: Cryptolechia calliarca Meyrick, 1924)
DEPRESSARIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Euprionocera geminipuncta
(Photo: courtesy of Ian MacMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with rows of faint black dots along the veins, and one or two larger dark spots. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Euprionocera geminipuncta
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of Micro-lepidoptera from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 20 (1896), p. 6.


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    (updated 30 May 2010, 18 December 2017)