Snellenia flavipennis (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
(previously known as Eretmocera flavipennis)
STATHMOPODINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female, drawing by Felder & Rogenhofer, listed as Eretmocera flavipennis
,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), Plate CXXXVIII, fig. 59,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moth has yellow forewings. The hindwings are yellow with black hind margins.

The species has been found in

  • Australia.


    Further reading :

    Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
    Zoologisher Theil,
    Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
    Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 9, and also Plate 138, fig. 59.


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    (written 27 June 2017)