Lophocorona commoni Nielsen & Kristensen, 1996
LOPHOCORONIDAE,   LOPHOCORONOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Stella Crossley

Lophocorona pediasia
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings each with five broad ragged off-white transverse bands. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Axel Kallies,
    Moths of Victoria: Part 6,
    Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, p. 5.

    Ebbe S. Nielsen & Niels Peder Kristensen,
    The Australian moth family Lophocoronidae and the basal phylogeny of the Lepidoptera-Glossata,
    Invertebrate Taxonomy,
    Volume 10 (1996) p. 1207.


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    (written 12 August 2019)