Leurogyia peristictum Common, 1965
CHLIDANOTINI,   CHLIDANOTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with some scattered brown markings, and a set of oblique brown dashes along the costa. The forewings have hooked wingtips. The hindwings are plain brown, darkening at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Ian F.B. Common,
    A revision of the Australian Tortricini, Schoenotenini, and Chlidanotini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae),
    Australian Journal of Zoology,
    Volume 13 (1965) p. 722.


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    (written 24 March 2019)