Ancylis sciodelta (Meyrick, 1921)
(formerly known as Acroclita sciodelta)
ENARMONIINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has forewings with a variable patterns of light and dark brown, each sometimes partly crossed by a diagonal dark band, sometimes with a dark mark at the wingtip, and sometimes with a big incomplete dark triangle standing on the hindmargin. The hindwings are pale brown. The margins of all four wings are concave. The wingspan is about 1.4 cms.

The species is found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2 (1921), pp. 446-447.


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    (written 14 June 2019)