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


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown, each with several white bands and a complicated pattern in the marginal half. The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

The species is 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. 232-233.


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    (updated 5 May 2011)