Goboea copiosana Walker, 1866
(one synonym : Tortrix ceramicana Meyrick, 1881)
EPITYMBINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Goboea copiosana
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has brown wings with a bold pattern of diagonal white stripes.

Goboea copiosana
(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans)

The eggs are flat and laid patially overlapped in round groups of approximately a dozen.

The species occurs in:

  • Queensland.


    J.A. Powell and Ian F.B. Common,
    Oviposition Patterns and Egg Characteristics of Australian Tortricine Moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Australian Journal of Zoology,
    Volume 33, Number 2, pp. 179-216.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 212.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), pp. 1805-1806.


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    (updated 26 May 2008, 23 July 2017)