Thereutis tanyceros (Turner, 1929)
(formerly known as Cuphomorpha tanyceros)
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 are grey with three vague dark spots on each forewing. The hindwings are off-white. All four wings are pointed. The antennae are longer than the forewings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A second revision of the Lepidoptera of Tasmania,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1938, p. 104.


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    (written 24 March 2019)