Opostega nubifera Turner, 1900
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 off-white forewings, each marked by with three large brown chrevrons. The forewing tips each have a brown mark. The hindwings are brown. The head and thorax are white The moth has a wingspan of about 0.8 cm.

In Australia: this moth has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-lepidoptera mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24 (1900), p. 23.


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    (written 20 April 2019)