Pedois humerana (Walker, 1863)
(previously known as Conchylis humerana)
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pedois humerana
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings with a jagged black bar across the middle and at the base of each one. The hindwings are plain grey. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

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


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Crambites & Tortricites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 28 (1863), p. 366, No. 122.


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    (updated 31 May 2010)