Thudaca circumdatella Walker, 1864
HYPERTROPHIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thudaca circumdatella
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Genoa Falls, Victoria)

The adult moth has white wings with a brown stripe around each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown darkening towards the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 30 (1864), p. 1012, No. 2.


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    (written 2 February 2017)