Charicrita orthonina Turner, 1927
YPONOMEUTINAE,   YPONOMEUTIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth has pale brown forewings each with a dark suffused spot. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the wingtips. Its wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New and Little known Tasmanian Lepidoptera. Part II,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1927, p. 159.


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    (written 2 January 2019)