(possible synonym : Cydia clydonias Meyrick, 1907)
OLETHREUTINI , OLETHREUTINAE , TORTRICIDAE , TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown wings with swirly dark markings on the forewings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including
and also Australia in:
The South Asiatic Olethreutini: (Lepidoptera Tortricidae),
1973, Brill (Leiden). pp. 320-323.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptons of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 25 (1901), pp. 72-73.
(written 17 October 2012)