Scoliocheta ergatis (Meyrick, 1884)
(one synonym : Philobota ceratochroa Turner, 1917)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scoliocheta ergatis
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species of have yellow forewings with brown squiggles and dots on each one. The hindwings are grey-brown.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2000.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part XI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 9, Part 3 (1884), pp. 785-786.


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    (written 13 October 2014, updated 18 January 2015)