Hermenias rivulifera Turner, 1946
EUCOSMINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hermenias rivulifera
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)

The adult moth of this species has fawn streaky forewings, each with a vague eaxtra dark streak along the middle of the wing. The hindwings are uniformly fawn.

Hermenias rivulifera
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)

The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Tasmania.

    Hermenias rivulifera
    close-up of head and thorax
    (Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 373-375.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). Part II,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 189.


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    (written 26 July 2019)