Macrenches eurybatis Meyrick, 1904
GELECHIINAE ,   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 cream forewings each with a broad black stripe from base to margin. The hindwings are white. The wingspan is about 1 cm.


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

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera: XVIII: Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), p. 307, No. 81.


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    (written 15 January 2013)