Subfurcatana schematica (Turner, 1927)
(formerly known as Tortrix schematica)
EPITYMBIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Subfurcatana schematica
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with several broad darker brown marks. The hindwings are uniformly dark grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Subfurcatana schematica
digitally repaired
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Tortrix schematica)

The species occurs in Australia in

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New and Little Known Tasmanian Lepidoptera Part II,
    courtesy of the
    Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1926, p. 130.


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    (written 21 January 2020)