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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Division: Ditrysia
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Gelechiidae (disputed)
Subfamily: Dichomeridinae (disputed)
Genus: Syndesmica
Turner, 1919
Species: S. homogenes
Binomial name
Syndesmica homogenes
Turner, 1919

Syndesmica is a moth genus.[1] It is here placed in subfamily Dichomeridinae of family Gelechiidae, though some authors assign it to the Autostichinae which belong elsewhere in the Gelechioidea. The genus consists of only one species, Syndesmica homogenes, which is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland.[2]

The wingspan is 18–19 mm. The forewings are ochreous-grey irrorated with fuscous, more so towards the costa and termen. The dots are fuscous, with the plical before the first discal and the first discal before the middle, the second discal before two-thirds. The hindwings are grey.[3]


  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Syndesmica". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 28, 2018. 
  2. ^ Symbolistis at funet
  3. ^ Proc. R. Soc. Qd 31 (10) : 150