Imma albifasciella (Pagenstecher, 1900)
(formerly known as Tortricomorpha albifasciella)
IMMIDAE,   IMMOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Imma albifasciella
(Photo: courtesy of Dominic Funnell, Caravonica, Queensland)

These adult moths have brown forewings each with a pale line across the middle. The hindwings are dark brown with paler areas along the inner margins. The wingspan is up to 2 cms.

This species has been found in :

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Arnold Pagenstecher,
    Die Lepidopterenfauna des Bismarck-Archipels. (2). Die Nachtfalter,
    Zoologica,
    Volume 12, Part 29 (1900), p. 234, No. 447.


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    (written 9 August 2015)