Dolophrosynella balteata (Durrant, 1919)
(formerly known as Dolophrosyne balteata)
STATHMOPODINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with pale markings including a pale circle two thirds along the wing. The hindwings are transparent with dark brown edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    John Hartley Durrant,
    Three new genera of Tineina resembling Aegeriadae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 26 (1919) p. 121.


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    (written 30 June 2019)