Pseliastis xanthodisca Meyrick, 1897
HELIOZELIDAE,   INCURVARIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Doug Hilton, University of Melbourne)

The forewings of the adult moth have dark brown forewings, each with two wide gold streaks. The hindwings are gold, darkening toward the margins. The head and thorax are a shiny black. The wingspan is about 0.5 cm.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera. XVII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), p. 407, No. 205.


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    (written 22 November 2018)