Peraglyphis scepasta Common, 1963
CNEPHASIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Peraglyphis scepasta
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The Caterpillars of this species feed on plants in

  • PROTEACEAE

    The caterpillars live in a shelter created from foodplant leaves joined together with silk.

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

    The adult moths have pale brown forewings, each with a variable scattering of brown, orange and black markings. The hindwings are pale brown, and have slightly concave margins. The moths have long labial palps. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

    The species is found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    A revision of the Australian Cnephasiini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae),
    Australian Journal of Zoology,
    Volume 11 (1963) pp. 613-726.


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    (written 23 June 2019)