Lomera boisduvalii (Westwood, 1856)
(previously known as Oiketicus boisduvalii)
PSYCHIDAE ,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil)

These caterpillars live in a silk case covered in vegetation, The caterpillars are thought to feed on :

  • Grass ( POACEAE ).

    The male adult moths of this species have plain brown wings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

    The species is found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, Fig. 19.6, p. 179.


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    (updated 1 November 2008)