Thiotricha atractodes Meyrick, 1922
THIOTRICHINAE,   GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)

The adult moths have streaky grey-brown forewings, and paler streaky grey-brown hindwings, all with messy gold, black, and white markings on the margin. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2 (1920), p. 502.


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    (written 27 July 2020)