Anisogona mediana (Walker, 1863)
(one synonym is Tortrix acrothecta Turner, 1927)
EPITYMBIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Stella Crossley

Anisogona mediana
(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. The forewings have a slight recurve in each of the three edges: the costa, the outer margin, and the inner margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, 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), p. 311, No. 12.


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    (written 18 October 2017)