Scorpiopsis rhodoglauca Meyrick, 1930
DEPRESSARIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scorpiopsis rhodoglauca
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson Kuranda, Queensland)

The moths of this species have rusty brown forewings covered in white spots of various sizes. The hindwings are pink fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 3 (1930), p. 620.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 51.


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    (written 17 July 2015)