Hypatima cyrtopleura (Turner, 1919)
(also known as Anarsia cyrtopleura)
CHELARIINAE ,   GELECHIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have grey-brown forewings with dark markings. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been reported in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31 (1919), pp. 165-166.


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    (written 14 January 2013)