Dichomeris iophaea (Meyrick, 1904)
(formerly known as Arotria iophaea)
DICHOMERINAE,   GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with a dark margin, several dark spots, and a pale subcostal streak. The hindwings are pale brown. The fore and hind wings each have a concave costa. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVIII. Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), p. 387, No. 203.


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    (written 29 March 2019)