Tanymecica xanthoplaca Turner, 1916
COPROMORPHIDAE,   COPROMORPHOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have dark brown forewings, each with even darker stripes along the wings. The hindwings are yellow with broad brown margins. The wingspan is about 3 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. 500-501.


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    (written 24 July 2019)