Heliodines princeps Meyrick, 1906
HELIODINIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of the adult moth have brown forewings, each with a dark patch at the base and at the margin, with various scattered silver spots, and a silver arc at the tornus. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 30 (1906), p. 54.


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    (written 19 March 2019)