Crocanthes characotis Meyrick, 1916
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are yellow, each with two black bands, and other dark markings. The hindwings are pale brown with vague dark bands. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1, Part 19 (1916), p. 592.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 102.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 89.


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    (updated 7 October 2011)