Chionogenes isanema (Meyrick, 1907)
(formerly known as Anticrates isanema)
YPONOMEUTINAE,   YPONOMEUTIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Chionogenes isanema
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are shiny white, and have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32, Part 4 (1907), p. 84, No. 125.


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    (written 2 January 2019)