Morosaphycita tridens Horak, 1997
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This adult moth has dark grey forewings. The hindwings are white. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further Reading:

    Marianne Horak,
    The phycitine genera Faveria Walker, Morosaphycitia gen. nov., Epicrocis Zeller, Ptyobathra Turner and Vinicia Ragonot in Australia (Pyralidae, Phycitinae),
    Invertebrate Taxonomy,
    Volume 11, Number 3 (1997), p. 367.


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    (written 21 August 2012)