Syncratus scepanus Common, 1965
SCHOENOTENINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings, each with a dark area at the base, a dark mark near the middle, and several darkish blobs along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown darkening toward the wingtips. The labial palps are longer than the head.

The species occurs in:

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    A revision of the Australian Tortricini, Schoenotenini, and Chlidanotini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae),
    Australian Journal of Zoology,
    Volume 13 (1965) pp. 613-726.


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    (written 27 June 2019)