Lycid-mimicking Moth
Grey Bark Moth
Leaf-case Moths
Wattle Concealer Moth
Banded Concealer Moth I
Banded Concealer Moth II 
Purple Banded Concealer I
Purple-banded Concealer II
Banded Concealer Moth III 
Tube Concealer Moth
Tunnel Concealer Moth 
Banded Concealer Moth IV
Concealer Moth Caterpillars
Banded Timber Moth
Gum Tree Borer Moth
White Timber Moth I
Mottled Timber Moth
Bark Timber Moth
White Timber Moth II
Timber Moth Caterpillars 
Small Grey Moth
Small Banded Moth
Narrow-winged Moth 
Gelechid Moth 
Long-horned Moth
Unknown in this Group


Family LECITHOCERIDAE - Long-horned Moths 

Order Lepidoptera 

This page contains pictures and information about Long-horned Moths in family LECITHOCERIDAE that we found in Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Moths in this family Lecithoceridae have antenna length as the body length, and the antenna are put in front when resting. The wings are hold flat above abdomen. They have lone upturned palpi.
Larvae are hairy. It is believed that they feed on dead plant materials. 

Long-horned Moth 
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Crocanthes prasinopis or C. glycina, body length 20mm
Sep 2010, Ford Road Conservation Area
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Dec 2010, Yimbin Park

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p261.
2. A Guide to Australian Moths - Paul Zborowski, Ted Edwards, CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2007, p89. 
3. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
4.  Moths - family Lecithoceridae - lifeunseen.com


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Last updated: August 07, 2011.