Anaptilora isocosma Meyrick, 1904
BRACHMIINAE,   GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths have white forewings, each with a black base, a black band across the middle, and black and yellow wingtips. The hindwings are plain grey. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


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

The species has been found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVIII Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), pp. 390-391, No. 208.


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    (written 12 January 2013, updated 16 October 2018)