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

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

The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings each with a dark brown stripe along the basal half of the costa, a brown patch along the margin, and two brown patches on the hind-margin. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera XVII Elachistidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 22 (1897), pp. 328-329, No. 60.


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    (written 29 June 2019)