Stathmopoda mimantha Meyrick, 1913
STATHMOPODINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings which each have two broad white bands across the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the margins. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    HELIODINIDAE,
    Exotic Microlepidoptera,
    Volume 1, Part 3 (1913), p. 92.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 183.


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    (created 9 April 2012, 10 January 2015)