Opostega xenodoxa Meyrick, 1893
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 with an incomplete brown band across the middle, and a brown band along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 0.6 cm.

In Australia: this moth has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 608, No. 200.


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    (updated 31 December 2018)