Litaneutis sacrifica Meyrick, 1913
YPONOMEUTINAE,   YPONOMEUTIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth has off-white forewings with dark markings especially at the wingtips. The hindwings are off-white with dark wingtips. Its wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


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

The species occurs in:

  • India,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Hyponomeutidae
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1 (1913), pp. 143-144.


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    (written 31 March 2019)