(formerly known as Anatropia pentacosma)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, each with a large yellowish area by the base adjacent to an irregular white transverse band, and a submarginal band that is a mess of white and grey. The hindwings are pale brown darkening toward the margins. All four wings have slightly concave margins. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 25 (1900), p. 409.
(written 15 June 2019)