Amphithera hemerina Turner, 1923
ROESLERSTAMMIIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each crossed by a broad diagonal yellow band, and with yellow areas at the base and the tornus, and with a tiny black spot on the wingtip. The hindwings are grey. The antennae are longer than the forewings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


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

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), p. 175.


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    (written 25 October 2019)