Anthocoma euterpnes Turner, 1946
OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
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 has pink forewings, each with a broad yellow streak containing a narrow brown streak. The head, thorax, and abdomen are brown with some pink hairs. The hindwings are yellow suffused with pink. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia I: The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994, pp. 75, 82-84.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 97, No. 1,913.


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    (written 9 April 2019)