Common Ardozyga Moth
(formerly known as Protolechia 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.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 55.
A. Jefferis Turner,
The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 31 (1919), p. 139.
(written 11 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018, 23 October 2020)