Bathydoxa euxesta Turner, 1935
XYLORYCTIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with three incomplete dark stripes: two from the base, and one along the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the males is about 2.5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Bathydoxa,
    Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Monday, October 11, 2010.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. IV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 60 (1935), p. 330, No. 391.


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    (written 1 January 2019)