Tarachota adynata (Turner, 1945)
(one synonym is Acroclita polybalia Turner, 1946)
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Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings, each with a variable dark area near the base on the hind-margin, and a faint broad diagonal dark band across the middle. The hindwings are off-white, each darkening toward the wingtip. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera),
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 69 (1945), p. 58.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). Part II,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 198.


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    (written 27 June 2019)