Hyaloptila melanosoma Turner, 1947
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The male adult moth of this species has transparent wings with black veins, and a black hairy body. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

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

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of the Australian Psychidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 57 (1947), p. 58.


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    (written 27 January 2019)