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

Achoria inopina
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have bronze speckled forewings. The hindwings are fawn. The head is dark yellow, the thorax is brown, and the abdomen is pale yellow. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVIII Gelechiadae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 29 (1904), p. 405, No. 228.


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    (written 24 May 2018)