(one synonym is Conchylis thetis Butler, 1882)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species are dimorphic. The forewings of the males are rusty brown, each with a prominent dark-edged pale triangle on the costa.
The female moths have pale brown forewings each of which appear to crossed by three dark irregular diagonal bars, the basal and marginal bars being broken. The hindwings of both sexes are off-white. The wingspan of both sexes is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 469-472, No. 2.
(written 17 October 2019)