Cnephasia orthias Meyrick, 1910
(also known as Rupicolana orthias)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cnephasia orthias
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are grey speckled with dark brown, and each with brown marks particularly at the base, the middle and the margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35, Part 2 (1910), p. 273, No. 254.


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    (updated 2 June 2011)