Lepidoscia chloropetala Meyrick, 1893
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 male adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with two large off-white transverse bands. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • 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 (1893), pp. 511-512, No. 45.


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    (written 27 January 2019)