Epimimastis catopta Turner, 1919
(also known as Ardozyga catopta)
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 yellow forewings with two dark brown triangles on the costa of each forewing. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species has been reported in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31 (1919), p. 127.


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    (written 22 September 2018)