Napecoetes belogramma Turner, 1916
(one synonym : Ardiosteres crossospila Turner, 1923)
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of both sexes of this species has brown forewings with some vague white patches on the costa, margin and hind-margin, and a dark area near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), p. 500.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), pp. 191-192.


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    (written 7 March 2019)