Delexocha ochrocausta (Meyrick, 1884)
(previously known as Leistomorpha ochrocausta)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Delexocha ochrocausta
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

This adult moth has brown forewings, each with a dark margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    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, pp. 193, 201-204.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae X (continued),
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 8, Part 4 (1884), p. 511, No. 238.


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    (updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)