Craspedotis thinodes Meyrick, 1904
GELECHIIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have streaky patchy pale brown forewings, each with an off-white streak along the costa, and a dark area around the margin. The hindwings are translucent, with brown veins. The head, thorax, and abdomen are pale yellow. The wingspan is about 1 cm.


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

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria 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 (1904), pp. 327-328, No. 110.


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    (written 29 March 2019)