Lepidoscia acropolia (Turner, 1923)
(previously known as Narycia acropolia)
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
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 male moths of this species have dark grey-brown speckled forewings, each with two off-white bands, and an off-white triangle near the middle of the costa. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), pp. 189-190.


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    (written 27 January 2019)