Enchocrates glaucopis Meyrick, 1883
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Enchocrates glaucopis
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has grey or brown forewings each with rusty-red veins and wing edges, and variable dark markings, and a red or yellow blotch at the middle of the inner margin. The hindwings are off-white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera, VIII: Oecophoridae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 443-444, No. 14.


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    (written 28 December 2016)