Aristocosma chrysophilana (Walker, 1863)
(one synonym : Lamyrodes euchroma Turner, 1945)
ARCHIPINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has rusty-brown forewings, each with one large and one small pale patch on the costa, and a lot of pale wiggly lines. The hindwings are yellow, with broad brown margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Tortricites & Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 28 (1863), p. 315, No. 23.


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    (written 14 June 2019)