Thaumatotibia aclyta (Turner, 1916)
(previously known as Alypeta aclyta)
GRAPHOLITINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thaumatotibia aclyta
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that have a pale brown marginal half, and a dark brown basal half. The hindwings are white with brown veins. The wingspan is about 1.4 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera series. Vol. 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, updated 2011, pp. 428-430.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), pp. 529-530.


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    (written 18 October 2012)