Oxysemaphora hacobiani Horak, 2006
OLETHREUTINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oxysemaphora hacobiani
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that each have a complex brown pattern including a triangular dark brown mark with a white outline on the inner margin. The males and females have slightly different forewing patterns. The hindwings are plain brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further Reading

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera series. Vol. 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 1, 80-89.


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    (updated 21 January 2013, 30 march 2016)