Animal Species:Psilopepla mollis (T.P. Lucas, 1894)
This moth with almost transparent wings has a fragile appearance.
Standard Common Name
Smaller and more delicate in appearance than similar transparent species in other genera. There is a single indistinct black spot in the forewing cell.
Schistophleps albida, S. obducta, Chamaita barnardi
Queensland north from Brisbane. A record from Sydney is probably a label error
Distribution by collection data
Feeding and Diet
larvae probably feed on lichens
Dr David Britton , Acting Head, Natural Sciences & Biodiversity Conservation