Crossophora semiota Meyrick, 1886
OTHER OECOPHORINAE
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 dark brown forewings, which in life have a purple sheen, each with an incomplete white band across the middle of the wing. The hindwings are orange. The head is black. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

Crossophora semiota
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

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, updated 21 October 2018)