Scieropepla ceramochroa (Turner, 1919)
(formerly known as Aulacomima ceramochroa)
XYLORYCTIDAE,   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 moths of this species have speckled brown forewings, each with several yellow spots and several black dots. The hindwings are pale brown, and have slightly recurved margins. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 31 (1919), pp. 150-151.


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    (written 29 March 2019)