Dichelia cosmopis Lower, 1894
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Dichelia cosmopis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has dark brown wings, with a pale costal patch on, and a broad pale band across, each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Heterocera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 18 (1894), p. 87.


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    (updated 29 July 2011)