Edosa idiochroa (Lower, 1918)
(previously known as Chrysoryctis idiochroa)
PERISSOMASTICINAE,   TINEIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of David Akers, Won Wron, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has pale yellow wings, each with variable scattered dark brown markings extending from the base on the forewings. The head has a tuft of yellow hair. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.


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

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales. Pt IV,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 42 (1918), p. 238.


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    (written 26 April 2019)