Sclerocris ochrosarca (Turner, 1938)
(previously known as Eulechria ochrosarca)
EULECHRIA GROUP
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The forewings of the adult moth of this species are brownish yellow, each with a dark base, and some dark spots. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia II: The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
    CSIRO Publishing, 1997, p. 379.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    SRevision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. VII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 63 (1938), p. 53, No. 888.


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    (written 8 December 2018)