Aeoloscelis chrysophoenicea Meyrick, 1897
STATHMOPODINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aeoloscelis chrysophoenicea
(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 two yellow transverse bands. The hindwings are plain dark brown. The wingspan is about 1.4 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera XVII Elachistidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), p. 328, No. 59.


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    (written 29 June 2019)