Azaleodes fuscipes Nielsen, 1987
PALAEPHATIDAE,   PALAEPHATOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Azaleodes fuscipes
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The forewings of the adult moth of this species are pale brown with a scattering of dark dots. The hindwings are plain off-white, darkening toward the hind margins.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 50.14, p. 171.

    Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen,
    The recently discovered primitive (non-Ditrysian) family Palaephatidae (Lepidoptera) in Australia,
    Invertebrate Taxonomy,
    Volume 1 (1987), p. 218.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 184.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 47.


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    (updated 31 March 2013, 17 August 2018)