Helictophanes scambodes (Meyrick, 1911)
(formerly known as Argyroploce scambodes)
GRAPHOLITINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Helictophanes scambodes
oops: missing abdomen
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Artiphanes scambodes)

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings each with an orange arc around the wingtip. The hindwings are pale brown shading darker at the margins. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in:

  • 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. 258-259, 298.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 277-278, No. 401.


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    (written 6 April 2019)