Pachybela eurypolia Turner, 1939
OTHER OECOPHORINAE
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pachybela eurypolia
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The forewings of the adult moth of this species are pale brown each with two dark-edged reddish spots. The hindwings are pale grey darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    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, p. 353.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. VIII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 64 (1939), p. 70.


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    (written 25 October 2018)