Macrobathra anacampta Meyrick, 1914
COSMOPTERIGINAE ,   COSMOPTERIGIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Macrobathra anacampta
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mallacoota, Victoria)

The adult moths have black forewings each with four white bands, the outer one being curved. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards brown wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Tortricidae
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1 (1915), p. 217.


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    (written 26 January 2017)