(formerly known as Tortrix magnana)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(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 pattern including a dark triangle near the middle of the wing which has two dark edges, sandwiched between two pale patches. The hindwings are pale brown, shading darker at the wingtips. The hindwing margins are slightly recurved. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 330, No. 53.
(written 16 June 2019)