Hypatima deviella (Walker, 1864)
(previously known as Tituacia deviella)
CHELARIINAE ,   GELECHIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


drawing by Pieter C. T. Snellen, listed as Stromylia arosella
,
Nieuwe exotische Tineinen, Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 21 (1878), Plate 8, fig. 1,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moths of this species have grey-brown forewings with dark markings. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins.

The species has been reported in

  • Borneo,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Nieuwe exotische Tineinen van 'S Rijks Museum van Natuurlijke Historie te Leiden,
    Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
    Volume 21 (1878), pp. 142-145, and also Plate 8, figs. 1-6.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 29 (1864), p. 812.


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    (written 23 March 2015)