Atelodora pelochytana Meyrick, 1881
ARCHIPINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with some black dots on the hind-margin. The hindwings are pale brown darkening at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. V. Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 6, Number 3 (1881), p. 427.


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    (written 15 June 2019)