Capua nummulata Meyrick, 1910
TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)

The adults are brown, with the forewings having scattered dark grey and white spots. The hindwings are dark grey.


(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)

The moth can erect a dark brown crest on the thorax. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

This species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 187-188, No. 81.


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    (written 28 October 2019, updated 26 November 2020)