Erechthias citrinopa (Lower, 1905)
(previously known as Comodica citrinopa)
ERECHTHIINAE ,   TINEIDAE ,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has white forewings, each with yellow markings. The head has a tuft of white and yellow hairs. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.3 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, No. XXII,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 29 (1905), p. 114.

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


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    (written 6 September 2012)