Animal Species:Stenarcha stenopa (Meyrick, 1886)
This is the only species in the genus Stenarcha, and is restricted to the most southerly parts of Western Australia.
Standard Common Name
The forewings are narrow and cryptically patterned in grey, black and brown, whilst the hindwings are grey. The male antennae have sparse short pectinations. There are no similar species which occur within the distribution of S. stenopa.
Donnybrook, Porongurup NP, Mundaring, Albany (WA)
Distribution by collection data
Feeding and Diet
Larvae probably feed on lichens
Dr David Britton , Acting Head, Natural Sciences & Biodiversity Conservation