Erechthias epomadia (Turner, 1923)
(previously known as Mesopherna epomadia)
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 with some brown speckles, each with black line along the costa. and a black tuft of scales near the middle of the inner margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The head has black scales in front, and white on top. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), p. 191.


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    (written 25 October 2014)