(one synonym: Argyroploce toxosema Turner, 1946)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has pale brown wings, with a large dark crescent starting on the costa and ending at the wingtip of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 279-280, No. 407.
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. 216.
(written 13 October 2018, updated 29 September 2020)