(previously known as Eucosma brachyptycha)
MICROCORSINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown each with a large irregular dark brown patch in the middle. The hindwings are uniformly brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in AUstralia in
Further reading :
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 68-72.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), p. 246, No. 342.
(written 11 October 2012, updated 24 April 2019)