Apiletria marcida R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
SYMMOCINAE ,   SYMMOCIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


male, drawing by Felder & Rogenhofer
,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), Plate CXXXVIII, figure 42,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The adult moth has pale yellow forewings, and grey hindwings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


Further reading :

Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologisher Theil,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 3, and also Plate 138, fig. 42.


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(updated 15 December 2009)