Dichomeris acuminatus (Staudinger, 1876)
(one synonym : Ypsolophus ochrophanes Meyrick, 1907)
DICHOMERIDINAE ,   GELECHIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, with dark markings. The wingspan is about 1 cm.


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

The species has been reported in

  • France,
  • Madeira, and
  • Majorca,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Otto Staudinger,
    Beiträge zur Lepidoptera-Fauna Sicilien's,
    Entomologische Zeitung (Stettiner),
    Volume 37 (1876), pp. 148-149.


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    (updated 22 March 2008)