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


(Photo: courtesy of the Brian Cartwright, Adelaide Hills, South Australia)

The adult moths of this species have white wings, with a pattern of black dots on the forewings, and an area of grey on the hindwings. They have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species may be found over most of eastern Australia, including:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta Lepidopterologica,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1942), pp. 94-95.


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    (updated 31 May 2010)