Protolychnis trigonias (Meyrick, 1904)
(previously known as Styloceros trigonias)
LECITHOCERIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with a yellow margin. The hindwings are brown fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 1.5 cm.

The species is found in north Queensland.


Further reading :

Edward Meyrick,
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. XVIII. Gelechiadae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 29, Part 2 (1904), pp. 408-409, No. 233.

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


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(written 19 July 2015)