(formerly known as Arotrophora neanthes neanthes)
CNEPHASIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths have brown forewings, each with various markings including a black line along the costa, and a rusty streak edged both sides with greenish-yellow along the middle of the wing. The forewing markings are speckled sparsely with white, especially along the costal area. The hindwings are off-white darkening toward the wingtips. The labial palps are yellow and as long as the head which is also yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 57 (1933), pp. 171-172.
(written 27 June 2019)