Prays tyrastis Meyrick, 1907
PRAYDINAE,   YPONOMEUTIDAE,   YPONOMEUTOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prays tyrastis
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths are off-white with incoherent brown markings, and have a wingspan of about 1.4 cms.

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

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Victoria, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: V,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 32, Part 4 (1907), p. 75, No. 99.


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    (written 4 April 2019)