Imbophorus leucophasma (Turner, 1911)
(formerly: Alucita leucophasma)
PTEROPHORINAE,   PTEROPHORIDAE,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is off-white, with variable brown markings which can include each forewing costa having a brown edge which hooks around the margin to the edge of the forewing second lobe.

The species has been in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), p. 129.


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    (written 11 April 2019)