Scaeosopha mitescens ( Lucas, 1901 )

Li, Houhun, Zhang, Zhiwei & Sinev, Sergey Yu., 2012, Review of the genus Scaeosopha Meyrick, 1914 (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae, Scaeosophinae) in the world, with descriptions of sixteen new species, Zootaxa 3322, pp. 1-34 : 30

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5253099

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5253099

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scientific name

Scaeosopha mitescens ( Lucas, 1901 )
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Scaeosopha mitescens ( Lucas, 1901)

( Fig. 29)

Eulechria mitescens Lucas, 1901: 91 .

Acompsia epileuca Lower, 1901: 94 .

Scaeosopha mitescens: Meyrick, 1922: 50 ; Gaede, 1938: 92; Edwards & Nielsen, 1996, In Nielsen, et al.: 105; Sinev, 2002:37. Scaeosopha epileuca: Turner, 1935: 4 ; Gaede, 1938: 92; Sinev, 2002: 37.

Description. Adult ( Fig. 29): Wingspan 16.0–18.0 mm.

Type material. Syntypes ♂, ♀, AUSTRALIA: Brisbane , Queensland, no collect[ion] data [not examined] .

Acompsia epileuca Lower, 1901 : Holotype ♀, without abdomen. Label data: “2996 Duaringa [Queensland]”, “type”, “29”, “2976 type”, “ A. [ Acompsia ] epileuca Type Low.”, ( SAMA, Adelaide ) [examined].

Additional material: AUSTRALIA: 6 ♂, 1 ♀, Toowong , Queensland, 18.i–28.ii.1897 ( BMNH, London) [examined] .

Distribution. Australia.

Diagnosis. Scaeosopha mitescens (Lucas) is characterized by the forewing ground colour dirty white, with a broad deep-brown stripe from costal 3/5 obliquely outward to middle of the forewing ( Fig. 29).

SAMA

South Australia Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Cosmopterigidae

Genus

Scaeosopha

Loc

Scaeosopha mitescens ( Lucas, 1901 )

Li, Houhun, Zhang, Zhiwei & Sinev, Sergey Yu. 2012
2012
Loc

Scaeosopha mitescens:

Sinev, S. Y. 2002: 37
Sinev, S. Y. 2002: 37
Gaede, M. 1938: 92
Gaede, M. 1938: 92
Turner, A. J. 1935: 4
Meyrick, E. 1922: 50
1922
Loc

Eulechria mitescens

Lucas, T. P. 1901: 91
1901
Loc

Acompsia epileuca

Lower, O. B. 1901: 94
1901