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

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

The adult moths have off-white forewings each with brown speckles, and a dark brown area by the base. The hindwings are fawn. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

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


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    (written 24 July 2019)