Isochorista pumicosa Meyrick, 1910
TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Isochorista pumicosa
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are dark brown, with vague variable bands of flecks of pale grey and orange. The bands fade to pale brown in dead specimens. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the margins. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in :

  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 167, No. 37.


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    (written 24 January 2017)