Lepidoscia confluens (Turner, 1939)
(formerly known as Narycia confluens)
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 and female adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with five off-white transverse bands (one broken). The hindwings are grey with an off-white submarginal arc. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A second revision of the Lepidoptera of Tasmania,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1939, p. 103.


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    (written 27 January 2019)