Cosmoclostis hemiadelpha T.B. Fletcher, 1947
PTEROPHORINAE,   PTEROPHORIDAE,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is brown with several several white bands across the forelobe of each forewing. The head is brown, and the thorax white. The abdomen has alternating brown and white bands. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas B. Fletcher,
    Some species of Cosmoclostis (Lep.: Alucitidae),
    Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London,
    Volume B 16 (1947), p. 49.


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    (created 23 January 2019)