Epiphyas fabricata (Meyrick, 1910)
(formerly known as Tortrix fabricata)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Epiphyas fabricata
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Tarra-Bulga National Park, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with several vague pale irregular oblique bands. The hindwings are pale grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 233, No. 172.


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    (written 22 January 2017)