Tetraschalis arachnodes Meyrick, 1887
PTEROPHORINAE,   PTEROPHORIDAE,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian Bevege, Lilli Pilli, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species is dark brown, with forewings that have white markings at the wingtips, and sets of elevated scales. The wingspan is about 2 cm.


rear view
(Photo: courtesy of Ian Bevege, Lilli Pilli, New South Wales)

This species has been taken in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, pp. 267-268.


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    (updated 31 January 2009)