Enchocrates phaedryntis Meyrick, 1888
DEPRESSARIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

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 yellow blotch on the middle of the costa. The hindwings are off-white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XIV. Oecophoridae (continued),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), pp. 929, No. 520 (13a).


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    (written 11 April 2019)