Sarisophora tenella Turner, 1919
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Sarisophora tenella
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan)

The adult moths of this species are grey with large white area at the mrgin of each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

Sarisophora tenella
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31, Part 10 (1919), p. 153.


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    (updated 28 October 2009, 16 May 2015)