Asterolepis earina Common, 1965
TORTRICINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with a large and several small brown-edged green patches on the costa, and a dark brown spot near the middle. The hindwings are translucent off-white. The margins of all four wings are slightly concave. The thorax is green. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    A revision of the Australian Tortricini, Schoenotenini, and Chlidanotini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae),
    Australian Journal of Zoology,
    Volume 13 (1965) pp. 613-726.


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    (written 15 June 2019)