Loboschiza martia (Meyrick, 1911)
(formerly known as Laspeyresia martia)
ENARMONIINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Loboschiza martia
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with striking bright orange lines and spots, and a broad dark brown margin containing an intricate orange pattern. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 291-292, No. 436.


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    (written 17 February 2015)