Carposina smaragdias Turner, 1916
CARPOSINIDAE ,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Carposina smaragdias
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has green forewings, each with grey or brown markings including a dark crescent near the costa. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), pp. 498-499.

    Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
    A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 119.


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    (updated 3 December 2010)