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

Plectophila micradelpha
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings each with brown markings including two incomplete streaks. The hindwings are plain grey. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Plectophila micradelpha, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Monday, July 5, 2010.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Xyloryctidae of Queensland,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 4 (1898), p. 20, No. 58.


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    (written 26 November 2018)