Tanycnema anomala Turner, 1922
TINEODIDAE,   ALUCITOIDEA
 
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 moths of this species have dark brown forewings, sometimes each with a pale stripe along the costa. The hindwings are plain dark brown. The forewings each have a slightly recurved pointed wingtip, a slightly concave costa, and a concave hind-margin. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35, Part 1 (1923), p. 57.


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    (written 14 May 2019)