(previously known as Argyroploce chionodelta)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with two white patches on the hind margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and also 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.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 274-275, No. 395.
(written 3 April 2013, updated 1 July 2019)