Eudarcia anaglypta (Meyrick, 1919)
(previously known as Demobrotis anaglypta)
MEESSIINAE,   TINEIDAE
,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

These Caterpillars live in cases that they cover with bits of detritus. They have been found feeding on

  • Lichen

    The adult moths have off-white forewings speckled with dark brown, with a number of dark brown dashed markings. The hindwings are plain off-white. The wingspan is about 8 mm.

    The species has been found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Gaden S. Robinson and Ebbe S. Nielsen,
    Tineid Genera of Australia,
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993, Chapter 5.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVI: Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 556, No. 118.


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    (updated 6 September 2010)