Crossophora semiota Meyrick, 1886
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Crossophora semiota
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth has black forewings with a purple sheen, each with an incomplete white band across the middle of the wing. The hindwings are pale brown shading darker at the wingtips. The head is black. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 10, Number 4 (1886), pp. 794, 797, No. 474.


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    (written 19 March 2018)