Trichoptilus inclitus T.P. Lucas, 1892
PTEROPHORINAE,   PTEROPHORIDAE,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)

The moths of this species are pale brown with darker bands across the wings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cm.


(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.

    This species name is thought to be a synonym of Tetraschalis arachnodes.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On 34 new species of Australian Lepidoptera, with additional localities,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 8 (1892), p. 94.


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    (updated 4 May 2011)