Anaptilora basiphaea Turner, 1919
(one synonym: Hemiarcha basipercna Turner, 1933)
BRACHMIINAE ,   GELECHIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths have pale brown forewings, each with dark brown spots. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera).,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 32 (1919), p. 149.


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    (updated 17 March 2011)