Ardozyga macroplaca (Lower, 1893)
(also known as Hemiarcha macroplaca)
GELECHIIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ardozyga macroplaca
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Lakes Entrance, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with black markings including a black band across each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 17 (1893), p. 170.


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    (written 11 January 2017)