Napecoetes scoteina (Turner, 1900)
(formerly known as Ardiosteres scoteina)
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult male and female moths of this species have brown forewings, each with several pale spots. The hindwings are a paler brown. The head and thorax are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2.2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-lepidoptera mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24 (1900), pp. 18-19.


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    (written 13 December 2022)