Analytarcha colleta (Meyrick, 1893)
(previously known as Tinea colleta)
MYRMECOZELINAE,   TINEIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with a ragged dark stripe along the centre from base to tornus, linking to similar marginal and submarginal bands. The hindwings are pale brown with a reddish tinge. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in eastern Australia in:

  • New South Wales, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1892), p. 539, No. 87.


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    (written 10 January 2019)