Australiopalpa commoni Povolný, 1974
GELECHIINAE,   GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have grey-brown forewings each with several dark spots. The hindwings a pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Dalibor F. Povolný,
    Three new species of the genus Australiopalpa gen. n. from Australia (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae),
    Acta Entomologica Bohemoslovaca,
    Volume 71 (1974) p. 43.


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    (written 29 March 2019)