Dorycnopa triphera Lower, 1920
(erroneously Dorycnopa triphora Meyrick, 1925)
GELECHIINAE,   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 brown forewings having vague light and dark markings. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 44 (1920), p. 67.


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    (written 29 March 2019)