Rhomboceros homogama (Meyrick, 1910)
(formerly known as Homona homogama)
EPITYMBIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Rhomboceros homogama
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with two vague dark areas on the costa, and sometimes a larger dark triangle on the hind-margin. The hindwings are off-white darkening along the hind-margin. All four wings have slightly recurved margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 211, No. 139.


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    (written 24 June 2019)