Ardozyga furcifera (Turner, 1919)
(formerly known as Protolechia furcifera)
GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ardozyga furcifera
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Cape Liptrap, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have rusty brown forewings with white and dark brown streaky markings. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species is found in Australia in

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31 (1919), p. 139.


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    (written 11 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018)