Edosa ochracea (Meyrick, 1893)
(previously known as Chrysoryctis ochracea)
PERISSOMASTICINAE,   TINEIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings, each with a short dark brown line along the base of the costa. The hindwings are pale brown with dark wingtips. The head has a yellow tuft on top. The moth has a wingspan up to 1.4 cms.


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

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    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), pp. 553-554, No. 115.


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    (written 11 February 2019)