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


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

The adult moth has pale brown forewings, each several scattered dark brown spots across the middle, several more along the costa, and an interrupted dark line along the margin. The hindwings are off-white, and have a sinuous margin. The labial palps are long and hairy. These and the head, thorax and abdomen are off-white. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 150-151, No. 13.


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    (written 4 June 2019)