Stathmopoda mannophora Turner, 1900
STATHMOPODINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)

The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each crossed by two broad white bands. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the margins. The head is dark brown, and the thorax is white. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


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

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-lepidoptera mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24 (1900), p. 23.


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    (written 15 December 2019)