Lobesia arescophanes (Turner, 1945)
(previously known as Cnephasia arescophanes)
LOBESIINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lobesia arescophanes
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown, with irregular dark bands near the base, mid-wing, and margin of each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 118, 120.

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


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    (updated 14 September 2009)