Holocola quietana Meyrick, 1881
(one synonym : Acroclita ochronota Turner, 1925)
EUCOSMINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Holocola quietana
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths have greyish brown forewings that each have a broad jagged pale area along the hind margin, and a dozen diagonal dark marks along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

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

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 673-674, No. 4.


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    (updated 2 July 2019, 27 September 2020)