(one synonym : Conchylis albidana Walker, 1864)
HELIOCOSMA Group, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have silvery white forewings with patches of raised brown scales. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in eastern Australia, including :
Further reading :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 363, No. 115.
(updated 2 December 2010)