Ptyssoptera teleochra (Meyrick, 1893)
(formerly known as Tinea teleochra)
PALAEPHATIDAE,   PALAEPHATOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The forewings of the adult moth of this species are yellowish-brown. The hindwings are off-white. The head and thorax are yellow. The abdomen is grey. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • 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 (1892), pp. 546-547, No. 103.


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    (written 22 April 2019)