Metrioglypha phyllodes (Lower, 1899)
(formerly known as Dipterina phyllodes)
OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Metrioglypha phyllodes
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth has brown forewings with complex patterns. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 24 (1899), p. 93.


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    (written 12 October 2018)