Callizyga dispar Turner, 1894
HYPERTROPHIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Callizyga dispar
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

This adult moth has rusty forewings and yellow hindwings that have dark edges. The wingspan of the male is about 2 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 24.4, p. 236.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera from Moreton Bay,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), p. 132.


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    (written 22 February 2015)