Paraphyas callixena Turner, 1927
CNEPHASIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Paraphyas callixena
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with one large and one small dark triangle on the costa. The hindwings are off-white darkening at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Tasmania, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New and Little Known Tasmanian Lepidoptera, Part II,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1926, p. 122.


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    (written 23 June 2019)