Crepidosceles iostephana Meyrick, 1885
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Crepidosceles iostephana
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a dark brown band at the base, and a broad brown band along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    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. 67-70, 75.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae (continued),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 9, Part 4 (1885), pp. 1056-1057.


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    (written 20 October 2014, updated 10 January 2015)