Crocanthes diula Meyrick, 1904
LECITHOCERIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are dark brown with two pale yellow marks on the costa of each forewing.

Crocanthes diula
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

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

The species is found in the

  • Queensland.

    Crocanthes diula
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVIII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), p. 398, No. 216.

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


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    (updated 31 August 2012, 23 August 2019)