Caenognosis incisa Walsingham, 1900
(one synonym : Epirrhoeca neoris Meyrick, 1911)
CHLIDANOTINI,   CHLIDANOTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Caenognosis incisa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are white, with brown markings near the wingtip and the basal half on the inner margin of each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The labial palps and legs are white and very furry.

The species occurs in:

  • Christmas Island,
  • Philippines,

    and on the Australian mainland in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 212.

    Thomas de Grey, 6th Baron Walsingham,
    Micro-Lepidoptera,
    in C.W. Andrews (ed.): A Monograph of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean),
    London : British Museum (Natural History) 1900, p. 79, No. 8.


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    (updated 26 March 2012)