Elachista aluta Kaila, 2011
ELACHISTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have fawn speckled wings, with a bluish mark near the tip of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 0.6 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Lauri Kaila,
    Elachistine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Elachistidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Vol. 11,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2011, pp. 54, 55, 76-78, 80, 259, 308, 309, including Pl. 2.11; Figs. 117, 118.


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    (written 18 January 2013, updated 11 July 2017)