Lepidoscia annosella (Walker, 1869)
(previously known as Tinea annosella)
PSYCHIDAE ,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Lakes Entrance, Victoria)

The adult has grey forewings, each with lots of short black zigzag lines which concentrate in one area to form a vague dark transverse band. The hindwings are vaguely speckled pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Heterocerous Lepidoptera,
    Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 83-84.


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    (writen 24 January 2017)