Catameces peribapta (Lower, 1918)
(formerly known as Aristotelia peribapta)
ANOMOLOGINAE,   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 yellow wings and everything, sometimes pale, sometimes dark. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales,
  • South Australia,
  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales. Pt IV,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 42 (1918), p. 237.


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    (written 29 March 2019)