Lepidoscia dicranota (Turner, 1923)
(formerly known as Narycia dicranota)
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: a small one at the base, one 'V' shaped, one jagged, one incomplete, and vestges of one on the margin. The hindwings are grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), p. 190.


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    (written 28 January 2019)