Plectophila eucrines (Turner, 1898)
(previously known as Lichenaula eucrines)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings with a bold dark brown pattern each one. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    A. J. Turner,
    The Xyloryctidae of Queensland,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 4 (1898), p. 20, No. 57.


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    (created 6 October 2012)