Delophanes anthracephala ( Lower, 1894)
(formerly known as Gelechia anthracephala)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Delophanes anthracephala
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth has white forewings, each with a black band across the middle of the wing and black markings at the margin. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. The head is black.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), p. 105.


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    (written 11 November 2014, updated 10 January 2015)