Heliocosma argyroleuca Lower, 1916
HELIOCOSMA Group ,   TORTRICOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heliocosma argyroleuca
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Sunshine Beach, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have silvery white forewings with patches of raised brown scales. The hindwings are silvery white. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in eastern Australia, including :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Micro-lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), p. 537.


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    (updated 7 April 2011)