Lepidoscia adelopis (Meyrick, 1893)
(previously known as Xysmatodoma adelopis)
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Bendigo, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are grey with darker grey speckles, each having a dark base, a dark broad 'W' (or 'M') shaped mark on the costa, and a dark mark near the wingtip. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    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), p. 496, No. 17.


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    (updated 25 July 2007, 23 September 2017)