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


(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Victoria)

The moths have black forewings, each with a gold base, and two white bands, and other short white markings. The hindwings are plain grey or brown.


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

The species has been found in

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


    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. 237-238.


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    (written 5 May 2016, updated 10 December 2018)