Lepidoscia tyrobathra Meyrick, 1893
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 brown forewings, each with off-white markings, including a transverse band and spots. The hindwings are grey-brown, fading to off-white at the base and on the hind-margin. The wingspan of the male moth is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 511, No. 44.


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    (written 31 January 2019)