Thudaca orthodroma

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Thudaca orthodroma
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T. orthodroma
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Thudaca orthodroma
Meyrick, 1893

Thudaca orthodroma is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1893. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Western Australia. [1]

The wingspan is 13–14 mm. The forewings are golden-ochreous brown with snow-white markings. There is a streak along the costa from one-fifth to before the middle and a subcostal streak from before the middle to the costa at three-fourths, as well as a median longitudinal streak from the base to three-fourths, the lower edge emarginate in the middle, the apex bent upwards. There is also a streak along the inner margin from one-fourth to near the anal angle and an elongate blotch along the upper two-thirds of the hindmargin, and a small spot on the anal angle. The hindwings are light grey. [2]

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References

  1. Thudaca at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms.
  2. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales (2) 7 (4): 577