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


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

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


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

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.

    The genus to which this species belongs is uncertain.


    Further reading:

    Ian McMillan,
    Incertae Sedis,
    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, updated 3 December 2018)