Acropolitis ergophora Meyrick, 1910
TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Acropolitis ergophora
(Photo: courtesy of Michael Bedingfield, Conder, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species are pale grey, fading to brown in old specimens, with two or three irregular broad diagonal pale bands across each forewing, and a faint pattern of wiggly lines on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species seems to occur in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 175, No. 54.


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    (written 31 October 2017)