Lepidoscia bancrofti (T.P. Lucas, 1890)
(previously known as Mosoda bancrofti)
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 and female moths of this species have brown forewings, each with four or five large yellow spots. The hindwings are yellow with broad brown margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1077-1078.


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    (written 27 January 2019)