Dascia sagittifera Meyrick, 1893
LYONETIINAE,   LYONETIIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown wings, with two or three irregular dark brown spots in a central pale streak along each forewing. The head and thorax are white. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • Western AUstralia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVI Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 17 (1893), pp. 579-580.


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    (written 4 January 2019)