Porphyrosela dismochrysa

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Porphyrosela dismochrysa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Porphyrosela
Species: P. dismochrysa
Binomial name
Porphyrosela dismochrysa
(Lower, 1897)[1]
Synonyms
  • Lithocolletis dismochrysa Lower, 1897
  • Lithocolletis desmochrysa Turner, 1940
  • Porphyrosela nigricansella (Tepper, 1899)

Porphyrosela dismochrysa is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from the Australian states of New South Wales and South Australia.[2]

The larvae feed on Hardenbergia species (including Hardenbergia ovata), Kennedia nigricans and Meibomia viridiflora. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.

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