Parastranga macrogona Meyrick, 1910
(one synonym : Arotrophora sphenotypa Turner, 1945)
CNEPHASIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Parastranga macrogona
(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 a dark wavy streak along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown darkening at the wingtips. All four wings have slightly recurved wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 289-290, No. 283.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera),
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 69 (1945), p. 68.


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    (written 23 June 2019)