Calicotis sialota Turner, 1917
STATHMOPODINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with three or four incomplete pale brown transverse bands, sometimes including a brown mark on the wingtip, and a brown line along part of the costa. The hindwings are white sometimes with a pale brown suffusion. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 29 (1917), p. 87.


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    (written 30 June 2019)