Moerarchis pyrochroa (Meyrick, 1893)
(previously known as Scardia pyrochroa)
MYRMECOZELINAE ,   TINEIDAE ,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Moerarchis pyrochroa
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings with white patches. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    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. 523, No. 63.


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    (updated 12 September 2012)