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

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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with three or four incomplete palish transverse bands. The hindwings are pale brown darkening at the wingtips. All four wings have slightly recurved margins. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 285-286, No. 277.


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    (written 16 June 2019)