Eomystis rhodopis Meyrick, 1888
HYPERTROPHIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This adult moth has red forewings, and off-white hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XIV. Oecophoridae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), pp. 932-933, No. 525 (26a).


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    (written 28 March 2019)