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


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

The adult moth is brown with dark speckles across each forewing. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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


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    (written 22 April 2019)