Ardozyga obeliscota (Meyrick, 1904)
(formerly known as Protolechia obeliscota)
GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ardozyga obeliscota
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

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

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

The species is found in Australia in

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVIII Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), p. 358, No. 158.


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    (written 11 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018)