Sisyrodonta ochrosidera Meyrick, 1922
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Sisyrodonta ochrosidera
(Photo: courtesy of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)

The adult moths of this species are dark brown with with one complete and one broken orange band across each forewing. The hindwngs are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 5.18, p. 264.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Results of Dr. E. Mjöberg's Swedish Scientific Expedition to Australia 1910 - 1913. Microlepidoptera,
    Arkiv för Zoologi,
    Volume 14, Part 15 (1922), p. 6, No. 28.


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    (written 12 April 2014)