Glyphipterix argyrosema Meyrick, 1880
GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan)

The adult moths of this species are dark brown with iridescent silver spots and lines across the wings. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.


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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 5, (1880), pp. 247-248.


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    (updated 16 January 2008)