Bleptochiton leucotrigona Turner, 1947
DEPRESSARIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each having a white triangle on the costa. The hindwings are brown with a large yellow are along the costa. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 72 (1947), p. 151.


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    (written 27 December 2018)