Dichomeris holomela (Lower, 1897)
(previously known as Anarsia holomela)
DICHOMERIDINAE ,   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 dark grey forewings sometimes with black or orange markings. The hindwings are pale grey. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been reported in

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


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 21 (1897), p. 57.


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    (written 14 January 2013)