Eupselia hypsichora Meyrick, 1906
HYPERTROPHIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eupselia hypsichora
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

This adult moth has brown forewings each with broad yellow band across the middle. The hindwings are brown. The thorax is yellow. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

Eupselia hypsichora
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
    Transactions and proceedings and report of the Royal Society of South Australia (Incorporated),
    Volume 30 (1906), pp. 39-40.


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    (written 18 November 2020)