Thudaca campylota Meyrick, 1893
HYPERTROPHIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)

The adult moth of this species has yellow wings, with long variable brown-edged white sinuous patches on each forewing. The hindwings are plain grey. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)

The species has been found in

  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    underside
    (Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1892), p. 572, No. 143.


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    (written 14 January 2017)