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

Ardozyga stratifera
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths have off-white forewings, each with ragged dark bands along the costa and the hind margin. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins, fading toward the bases. The head and thorax are white.

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

The species is found in

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: XVIII: Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29, Part 2 (1904), p. 366, No. 169.


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    (created 24 August 2012, updated 17 October 2018)