Garrha pudica (Zeller, 1855)
(previously known as Cryptlechia pudica)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Garrha pudica
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown wings, with one large, and two small dark spots near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are a silky pale brown. It has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been observed in:

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


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common ,  
    Moths of Australia ,   Melbourne University Press, 1990, Pl. 4.9, p. 222.


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    (updated 12 March 2011)