Archiphlebia rutilescens (Turner, 1945)
(one synonym is Eucosma diaema Turner, 1946)
GRAPHOLITINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Archiphlebia rutilescens
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Cryptophlebia rutilescens)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with a vague pale band diagonally across the margin. The hindwings are uniformly brown. The hindwings have recurved margins. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 46, 434-435.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera),
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 69 (1945), p. 70.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Contributions to our knowledge of the Australian Tortricidae (Lepidoptera),
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 70 (1946), p. 204.


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    (written 24 April 2019)