Thrincophora lignigerana (Walker, 1863)
(one synonym : Acropolitis tetrica, Turner, 1916)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Thrincophora lignigerana
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

This Caterpillar was found feeding on:

  • Spotted Gum ( Corymba maculata, MYRTACEAE )

    The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown, each with an irregular dark brown mark in the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

    The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, 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), pp. 380-381, No. 81.


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    (updated 6 June 2010)