Tortrix cataractis Meyrick, 1910
TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

This adult moth has forewings that are dark brown, with bold white markings on each forewing. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Victoria.

    The genus of this moth is currently under review.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 246, No. 198.


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    (written 1 February 2017)