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

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

The adult moths of this species have shiny white forewings, each with some brown veins, and with brown marks on the costa by the wingtip, and along the margin. The hindwings are white. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.

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


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    HYponomeutidae
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1 (1913), p. 144.


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    (written 31 March 2019)