Cryptaspasma brachyptycha (Meyrick, 1911)
(previously known as Eucosma brachyptycha)
MICROCORSINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cryptaspasma brachyptycha
(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

  • 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. 68-72.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), p. 246, No. 342.


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    (written 11 October 2012)