(previously known as Argyroploce phaeosigma)
OLETHREUTINI , OLETHREUTINAE , TORTRICIDAE , TORTRICOIDEA
photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moth of this species has forewings that have a brown speckle pattern with a large irregular dark brown spot in the middle. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.8 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in:
Further reading :
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 212.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 40 (1916), p. 532.
(updated 26 March 2012, 30 March 2016, 3 July 2019)