Epicroesa thiasarca 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 a gold area around the margin of each forewing containing a face; well: two silver spots for eyes, and a silver arc for a mouth. The hindwings are rather narrow, and are plain brown. 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. 95, No. 156.


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    (written 19 March 2019)