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


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Hervey Range, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has black forewings, each with a number of large yellow-edged white spots. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

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


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    (written 22 January 2017)