Pilostibes stigmatias Meyrick, 1890
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)

This moth is pale brown with a large dark brown comma mark near the middle of each forewing. The hindwings each have a dark smudge near the tornus. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.

This species ocuurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera, Part I, Xyloryctidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 13 (1890), p. 27, No. 2.


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    (written 11 November 2016)