Asthenoptycha iriodes (Lower, 1898)
(previously known as Anatropia iriodes)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Asthenoptycha iriodes
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moth of this species has wings that are brown and white, with black band along the costa and the margin of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Lepidoptera: with a note on Deilephila livornica, Esp.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 23 (1898), p. 48.


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    (updated 2 June 2011)