Neocalyptis molesta (Meyrick, 1910)
(previously known as Tortrix molesta)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Neocalyptis molesta
photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species has wings that are shades of brown. The male adult moths are about 10% smaller than the females. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35, Part 2 (1910), pp. 222-223, No. 155.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 213.


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    (created 18 December 2011)