Lepidoscia polymeres (Turner, 1900)
(formerly known as Xysmatodona polymeres)
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 adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each with several dark brown markings, including a transverse band across the middle containing a white spot. The hindwings are off-white. The head is off-white, the thorax brown and the abdomen grey. The male has a wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-lepidoptera mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24 (1900), p. 18.


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    (written 31 January 2019)