Eupselia anommata Turner, 1898
(one synonym is Eupselia trithrona Meyrick, 1906)
HYPERTROPHIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eupselia anommata
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are dark brown with a purple sheen, and that each have two irregular cream transverse bars. The hindwings are cream shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

Eupselia anommata
(Photo: courtesy of Andrew Mitchell)

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of new Microlepidoptera from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 22 (1898), p. 204.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 30 (1906) p. 39.


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    (written 3 September 2018)