Psychanisa baliodes (Meyrick, 1893)
(formerly known as Ctenocompa baliodes)
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The male adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with white spots along the costa and around the margin, and with two broken white transverse bands. The hindwings are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    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), pp. 489-490, No. 7.


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    (written 7 March 2019)