Zacorus carus Butler, 1882
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Zacorus carus
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has white forewings. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species is found in the eastern half of Australia, including:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    On a small collection of Lepidoptera from Melbourne,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Fifth Series, Volume IX, Part 50 (1882), p. 103.

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia I: The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994, pp. xii, 337-340, 347.


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    (updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)