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


(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with various dark-edged white markings, and also a submarginal group of short parallel black bars. The hindwings are plain brown.

The species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. IV. Tineina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 5, Part 2 (1880), p. 235-236.


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    (written 5 May 2016)