Crocanthes glycina Meyrick, 1904
(also known as Crocanthes glycinae)
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Crocanthes glycina
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species are yellow with a dark brown area on the outer third of each forewing containing a yellow patch. The hindwings are plain brown The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

Crocanthes glycina
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The species is found in the

  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVIII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), pp. 400-401, No. 220.


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    (updated 28 April 2009)