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


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Churchill, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has pale yellow forewings, each with a dark brown base, and a broad irridescent brown margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, 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. 552, No. 112.


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    (written 21 January 2017)