Bactra blepharopis Meyrick, 1911
(possible synonym : Eucosma syntaractis Turner, 1946)
BACTRINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Bactra blepharopis
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths have pale brown forewings speckled with dark brown or grey. The hindwings are pale brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

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. 204-211.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), p. 255, No. 258.


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    (updated 9 October 2012)