Zomariana doxasticana (Meyrick, 1881)
(previously known as Penthina doxasticana)
OLETHREUTINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Zomariana doxasticana
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings that have dark brown speckles. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cm.

The species occurs in :

  • New Zealand,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 33, 57, 151-156.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI: Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 644-645, No. 1.


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    (written 19 October 2012)