Biology:Acraephnes nivea

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Short description: Species of moth

Acraephnes nivea
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Oecophoridae
Genus: Acraephnes
A. nivea
Binomial name
Acraephnes nivea
Turner, 1947

Acraephnes nivea is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Alfred Jefferis Turner in 1947. It is found in Australia , where it has been recorded from Queensland and New South Wales.[1]

The wingspan is 16–22 mm. The forewings and hindwings are white.[2]


  1. Acraephnes at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms.
  2. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 72 (3-4): 153

Wikidata ☰ Q13226594 entry