Crocanthes sidonia Meyrick, 1910
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are orange with white spots, and have a yellow hairy margin. The hindwings are pale brown with darker veins. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Malayan Micro-Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1910, pp. 442-443.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 103.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 89.


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    (updated 28 October 2010)