Ericrypsina chorodoxa (Meyrick, 1920)
(previously known as Eulechria chorodoxa)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ericrypsina chorodoxa
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

This adult moth has grey or brown forewings, each with vague rows of black spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia II: The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
    CSIRO Publishing, 1997, pp. 171, 178-181.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepidoptera,
    Volume 2, Part 12 (1920), p. 372.


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    (updated 1 November 2012, 4 February 2017)