Animal Species:Ateucheta zatesima (Hampson, 1914)
One of many small dull coloured lichen moths, most of which can only be identified to genus and species by examination of wing venation.
This species can only be separated from lichen moths in other genera by close examination of wing venation. There are also similar undescribed species in this genus.
other small grey-brown lichen moths
Also from Ravenshoe, Eveyln Scrub (QLD)
Distribution by collection data
Feeding and Diet
larvae probably feed on lichen
Dr Dave Britton , Collection Manager, Entomology