Proselotis ischnoptila (Turner, 1919)
(previously known as Idiobela ischnoptila)
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 pale brown wings. The forewings each have several black spots. The wingspan is about 1 cm.


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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31 (1919), p. 111.


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    (written 15 January 2013, updated 29 March 2019)