Very small, delicate moths with the wings deeply divided. The larva burrow into flower buds, flowers, fruits and shoots, or live in galls.    [6 Aust. species]

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.

Alucita sp. GC1 Alucita phricodes    


Moths of Australia

Ian F.B. Common

Melbourne University Press, 1990

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