Acraephnes litodes (Turner, 1947)
(formerly known as Thudaca litodes)
HYPERTROPHIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Acraephnes litodes
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

This adult moth has wings that are white with a greenish tinge. The tornus of each wing is so smoothly curved as to be nearly indiscernible. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 72 (1947), p. 153, No. 2237.


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    (written 13 October 2014)