(formerly known as Asaphistis protosema)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Asaphistis protosema)
The adult moths have patchy brown forewings, each with a vague white diagonal marks from 1/3 costa to the tornus, and a dark edged round white spot near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The forewings each have a recurved wingtip and a slightly sinuous hindmargin. The hindwings have sinuous margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in:
as well as 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, p. 34, 39, 195, 198-199.
The South Asiatic Olethreutini: (Lepidoptera Tortricidae),
1973, Brill (Leiden). pp. 274-275.
(written 23 April 2019)