Eucryptogona trichobathra Lower, 1901
ERIOCOTTIDAE ,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are brown with a dark streak at the base, and a two-tone spot near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown. The thorax has two reddish hair tufts. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptons of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 25 (1901), p. 98.


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    (written 4 April 2017)