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Genus Crossophora Meyrick, 1883

  • Crossophora Meyrick, E. 1883. Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoridae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1 7(4): 415-547 [425].
    Type species:
     Crossophora semiota Meyrick, 1886 by subsequent designation, see Meyrick, E. 1914. Exotic Microlepidoptera. Vol. 1(6–9): 161-192, 193-224, 225-256, 257-288. [230].




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, Qld: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Wet Tropics (WT)


Undescribed species with larva tying dead leaves. Larval foodplant: dead leaves of Eucalyptus sp. (Myrtaceae).


General References

Nielsen, E.S., Edwards, E.D. & Rangsi, T.V. 1996. Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera 4: i-xiv, 1-529 & CD-ROM [345: Note #116] (Crossophora Meyrick, 1883. First published in a key to genera, this name was nomenclaturally available, but without included nominal species, until the genus was formally described by Meyrick (1886a))


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
08-Mar-2012 MODIFIED