Lichenaula lambda Turner, 1944
(formerly known as Coesyra lambda)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with a number of vague black patches. The hindwings are a shiny pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Ian McMillan,
    Blogspot Monday, April 26, 2010.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 69 (1944), p. 57, No. 1599.


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    (written 30 September 2012)