Paramorpha semotheta Meyrick, 1910
CARPOSINIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Paramorpha semotheta
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with dark brown markings including dots around the edges, and a long spot near the middle. The hindwings are white. The body is orange, but covered in white hair. It has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 154-155, No. 20.


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    (written 2 June 2019)