(one synonym is Tortrix acrothecta Turner, 1927)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Mules , Morwell National Park , Victoria)
The adult moths of this species are brown with dark speckles, with each forewing having some dark spots along the costa, and sometimes a dark patch along the hind-margin. The hindwings are pale brown with dark spts by the wingtips. The forewings have a slight recurve in each of the three edges: the costa, the outer margin, and the hind margin. The hindwings have a concave outer margin. The wingspan is about 3 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. 311, No. 12.
(written 18 October 2017, updated 6 July 2019, 19 September 2020)