Choristis discotypa (Turner, 1916)
(formerly known as Heliocosma discotypa)
HELIOCOSMA Group,   TORTRICOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with rusty areas around the base and around the margin, and a rusty band across the middle. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia 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. 501-502.


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    (written 23 December 2018)