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


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown, each with two incomplete white bands, and a pattern of radiating brown and white stripes in the marginal half. The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is found in

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 5, (1880), pp. 231-232.


    previous
    back
    caterpillar
    Australian
    Australian Butterflies
    butterflies
    Australian
    home
    caterpillars
    Australian
    Australian Moths
    moths
    next
    next
    caterpillar

    (written 15 January 2017)