Acolasta scolia (Meyrick, 1902)
(one synonym : Eulechria polymita Turner, 1937)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Acolasta scolia
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species of this species are pale brown or grey with dark streaks along each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey or brown.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    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. 379-383.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera (Oecophoridae),
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 26 (1902) p. 155.


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    (written 13 October 2014, 10 January 2015)