Diathryptica callibrya Meyrick, 1923
PLUTELLIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with a set of green marks along the costa and along the hindmargin. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the wingtips. The head is green, the thorax is brown, and the abdomen is grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), pp. 172-173.


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    (written 22 April 2019)