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


female, drawing by Felder & Rogenhofer, listed as Ochsenheimeria squamicornis
,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), Plate CXXXIX, fig. 6,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
    Zoologisher Theil,
    Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
    Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 14, and also Plate 139, fig. 6.


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    (written 6 June 2014)