Glyphipterix phosphora Meyrick, 1907
GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE ,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo : courtesy of Nick Monaghan)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are black. each with two white bands and a complicated pattern in the marginal half. The hindwings are plain brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasianian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part xix: Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1907), pp. 126-127, No. 252.


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    (updated 5 May 2011)