Crocanthes pancala (Turner, 1919)
(previously known as Aprosoesta pancala)
LECITHOCERIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Crocanthes pancala
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have brown wings with a complex pattern, including a submarginal pale yellow band on each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 5.20, p. 264.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31, Part 10 (1919), pp. 151-152.


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    (updated 14 September 2010)