Epicroesa ambrosia Meyrick, 1907
HELIODINIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of the adult moth are a metallic brown with various metallic coloured markings including gold areas around the base and the margin of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera XIX Plutellidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32 (1907), p. 96, No. 157.


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    (written 12 September 2017)