Callimima daedalma Turner, 1935
Wingia Group,   OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Callimima daedalma
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The forewings of the adult moth of this species each have pale edges and a large central dark brown area bisected by a pale stripe. The hindwings are grey with a pale margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Callimima daedalma
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    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. 222, 224.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 181.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera, Oecophoridae iii,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 60 (1922), p. 8.


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    (updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)