Crypsicharis enthetica Meyrick, 1922
XYLORYCTIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are off-white with some brown spots including a triangle on the hind margin of each forewing. The hindwings are plain off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Crypsicharis, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Tuesday, September 28, 2010.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Results of Dr E. Mjöberg's Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia, 1910-1913,
    Arkiv för Zoologi: Microlepidoptera,
    Volume 14, Part 27 (1922), p. 10, No. 52.


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    (written 29 September 2012, updated 9 July 2019)