Leistarcha tenuistria (Turner, 1935)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings with brown streaks. The hindwings are plain pale brown.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. IV.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 60 (1935), p. 330, No. 392.


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    (written 13 April 2015)