Cosmaresta eugramma (Lower, 1894)
(previously known as Peltophora eugramma)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cosmaresta eugramma
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

This adult moth has white forewings, each with a bold pattern of black markings. The hindwings are black and white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    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. 98, 100, 101.

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), pp. 98-99.


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    (updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)