Thrincophora impletana (Walker, 1863)
(one synonym : Tortrix dolosana Walker, 1863)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thrincophora impletana
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddells Creek, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are speckled with shades of brown, sometimes forming two vague dark diagonal bands. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

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


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Tortricites & Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 28 (1863), p. 331, No. 56.


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    (written 2 February 2017)