(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
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)