Thema holoxesta (Meyrick, 1889)
(previously known as Pleurota holoxesta)
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thema holoxesta
(Photo: courtesy of Jan Heywood, Chiltern, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are white with grey hindwings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. XV. Oecophoriidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    New Series, Volume 3, Part 4 (1889), p. 1652, No. 699 (299a)


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    (written 29 October 2017)