Hestiaula rhodacris Meyrick, 1893
ROESLERSTAMMIIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with some vague pale short diagonal lines, including a pinkish one into the wingtip. The hindwings are brown, with some yellow hairs along the hindmargins. The antennae are longer than the forewings. The wingspan of the moths is about 1.3 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 590, No. 169.


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    (written 25 December 2018)