Mictoneura flexanimana Meyrick, 1881
CNEPHASIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Mictoneura flexanimana
oops: lost its abdomen
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with small spots and patches in various shades of darker brown, including a large dark patch on the middle of the costa. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. V. Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 420-421, No. 1.


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    (written 21 June 2019)