Glyphipterix anaclastis (Meyrick, 1907)
(formerly known as Glyphipteryx anaclastis)
GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Cath Busby, Mount Painter, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are golden brown, each with irregular silver markings, and a short black bar crossed by three tiny gold stripes, at the tornus The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.


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

The species has been found in

  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32, (1907), p. 130, No. 262.


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    (written 22 April 2020)