Glyphipterix acinacella Meyrick, 1882
GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Glyphipterix acinacella
(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan)

The adult moths of this species are black or brown with an iridescent silver line across part of each forewing, and plain brown hindwings.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 7, Part 2 (1882), p. 193.


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    (updated 3 April 2011, 19 April 2021)