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

Ardozyga telopis
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moths have yellow forewings, each with two transverse dark purple-brown bands, and a dark purple-brown inner margin. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Ardozyga telopis
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The species has been found 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, Part 2 (1904), pp. 338-339, No. 119.


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    (written 31 December 2016)