Lepidoscia stenomochla (Turner, 1926)
(formerly: Narycia stenomochla)
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 three vague brown speckled transverse bands. The hindwings are pale grey-brown. The head is white, and the thorax dark brown. The wingspan of the male moth is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 50 (1926), p. 151.


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    (written 10 April 2019)