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. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

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

The species is found in the north 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)