Epicephala trigonophora (Turner, 1900)
(previously known as Ornix trigonophora)
GRACILLARIINAE ,   GRACILLARIIDAE ,   GRACILLARIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)

The adult moths have a fringe along the trailing edge of each wing. The fore wings have a pattern of light and dark brown markings. The hind wings are a uniform dark brown. Its wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-lepidoptera mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24 (1900), p. 21.


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    (updated 7 October 2001)