Endotricha dispergens T.P. Lucas, 1891
ENDOTRICHINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Endotricha dispergens
male
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Millaa Millaa, Queensland)

The wings of the adult of this species are brown, with a vague pattern. The forewings of the males have an unusual shape, appearing cut-off at the wing-tips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.

Endotricha dispergens
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 6, Part 2 (1891), p. 306.


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    (written 21 January 2017, updated 21 June 2018)