Leistarcha scitissimella (Walker, 1864)
(previously known as Tigava iobola)
XYLORYCTIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Leistarcha scitissimella
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species have brown streaky forewings.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Leistarcha, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Monday, July 26, 2010.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 218.


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    (updated 19 April 2009)