Phylomictis sarcinopa Meyrick, 1920
STENOMATINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths reach a wingspan of about 1 cm. The forewings are grey with lots of little brown chevrons. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Phylomictis sarcinopa
(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:

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepidoptera,
    Volume 2, Parts 10-12 (1920), p. 322.


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    (written 22 December 2020)