Trichoptilus ceramodes Meyrick, 1886
PTEROPHORINAE ,   PTEROPHORIDAE ,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Sunshine Beach, Queensland)

These moths are pale brown with two brown bars across each forewing, and with brown spots along each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of the Pterophoridae.,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, p. 14.


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    (updated 4 May 2011)