(previously known as Penthina doxasticana)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings that have dark brown speckles, short diagonal brown marks along the costa and a variable large dark triangular patch on theeach hind-margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cm.
The species occurs in :
as well as in Australia in
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.
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.
(written 19 October 2012, updated 2 July 2019)