Bathromelas hyaloscopa (Meyrick & Lower, 1907)

Buloke bagworm moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Plutorectis hyaloscopa Meyrick & Lower, 1907


Conservation Status

Last record: 1938

Rediscovered in 2021-2022



New South Wales, Queensland & Victoria, Australia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meyrick, E. and Lower, O. B. (1907). Revision of the Australian Psychidae. Transactions and proceedings and report of the Royal Society of South Australia. 31: 192-208.


Other references:

Beaver, Ethan P. (2023). Rediscovery and life history of Bathromelas hyaloscopa (Meyrick & Lower, 1907) Lepidoptera: Psychidae: Oiketicinae. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum | Nature 64: 260-272.

Nielsen, E.S. & Edwards, E.D. (1996). Psychidae. pp. 33-35, in Nielsen, E.S., Edwards, E.D., and Rangsi, T.V. (eds), Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia. Volume 4. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood, Melbourne.

Robinson, G. S. and Nielsen, E.S. (1993). Tineid genera of Australia (Lepidoptera). Volume 2. Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera. 344 pp. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne

Sobczyk, Thomas. (2011). Psychidae (Lepidoptera). In: Nuss, M. (Ed.), World Catalogue of Insects. Vol. 10. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, pp. 1-467.

Turner, A. J. (1947). Revision of the Australian Psychidae (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 57: 57-64. 


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