Opostega brithys Turner, 1923
OPOSTEGIDAE,   NEPTICULOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This moth has white forewings, each with dark smudge near the middle, a black wingtip containing a silver band, and dark marks along the costa and hindmargin. The hindwings are white with black wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

In Australia: this moth has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), p. 179.


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    (written 31 December 2018)