Charicrita sericoleuca Turner, 1923
(erroneously listed as Charicrata sericoleuca)
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 off-white forewings each with brown speckles, including a dark suffused spot near the middle. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the wingtips. Its wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 47 (1923), p. 168.


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    (written 31 March 2019)