Abrotesia griphodes Turner, 1915
SICULODINAE,   THYRIDIDAE,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have yellow wings with variable brown markings. The forewings each have a concave costa. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species is found in Australia in :

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 27 (1917), p. 26, No. 43.


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    (written 23 March 2019)