Ethmia pseustis Turner, 1942
ETHMIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with a pattern of black spots, and white hindwings with grey wing-tips. The head is white, with a narrow black collar. The thorax is white, with black spots. The abdomen is black, with white on the back of each segment. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1941), p. 94.


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    (written 30 March 2019)