Acrocercops ophiodes (Turner, 1896)
(formerly known as Gracilaria ophiodes)
GRACILLARIINAE ,   GRACILLARIIDAE ,   GRACILLARIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each with two curving diagonal dark brown bars. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 7 mms.

The species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of Micro-lepidoptera from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 20 (1896), p. 2.


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    (written 27 February 2017)