Procometis phloeodes Turner, 1898
AUTOSTICHINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Procometis phloeodes
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

These adult moths have dark brown stripey forewings. The wingspan of the males is about 2.5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading-

    Alfred Jefferis Turner,
    The Xyloryctidae of Queensland,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 4 (1898), p. 29, No. 87.


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    (updated 1 November 2012)