Tortrix oriarcha Meyrick, 1910
(also known as Technitis oriarcha)
TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mt. Buffalo National Park, Victoria)

This adult moth has wings that are off-white, with bold dark brown lines and triangles on each forewing. The hindwings are off-white, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


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

The species has been found in :

  • Victoria.

    The genus of this moth is under review.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 240, No. 189.


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    (written 13 February 2018)