Copromorpha lichenitis (Turner, 1916)
(previously known as Trychnostola lichenitis)
COPROMORPHIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have green forewings speckled with brown, each with a broad vague pale area in the middle. The hindwings are fawn. The green colour fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 2.8 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), pp. 502-503.


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    (written 24 July 2019)