(previously known as Mimesoptilus phaeonephes)
PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Baw Baw National Park, Victoria)
This species has pale brown wings fading to white at the margins, with a dark mark at the end of the indentation in the foremost plume. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
On the classification of the Pterophoridae.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, pp. 19-20.
(updated 31 January 2009, 31 January 2017, 4 October 2020)