Holocola deloschema (Turner, 1914)
(one synonym is Bathrotoma catapasta Turner, 1915)
EUCOSMINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Holocola deloschema
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)

The adult moth has forewings that are off-white with bold dark brown markings. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The head and thorax are white, separated by a dark brown collar. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 42, 364, 368, 371.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    The Lepidoptera of Ebor Scrub, N.S.W.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 39 (1914), p. 554.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Further notes on the Lepidoptera of Ebor Scrub, N.S.W.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 40 (1915), p. 192.


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    (written 21 October 2019)