(previously known as Acanthosophyspoda elaeodes)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that each have a complex greenish brown pattern, including a large irregular dark spot near the margin, and a dark band across the middle. The green hue appears to fade in older specimens. The hindwings are plain brown.
The species occurs in Australia in:
Further reading :
The South Asiatic Olethreutini: (Lepidoptera Tortricidae),
1973, Brill (Leiden). pp. 47-69, 551,553
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 93-98.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 212.
(updated 26 March 2012)