Scolioplecta ochrophylla Turner, 1916
(one synonym : Eucosma psammopasta Turner, 1946)
PHRICANTHINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each crossed by three irregular brown bands. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), pp. 521-522.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). Part II,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 204.


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    (written 24 June 2019)