Archilobesia drymoptila (Lower, 1911)
(one synonym: Lobophora axiologa Turner, 1946)
GRAPHOLITINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings each with white diagonal marks along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown shading darker at the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 32, 141-142, 144-145.

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Tortricina,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 44 (1920), p. 58.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). Part II,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 214.


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    (written 6 April 2019)