(formerly known as Dichelia scotinopa)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Walkerville, Victoria)
The female adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with a big irregular dark brown question mark sometimes surrounding a pale area in the middle of the wing, and ending at the wingtip.
The males are have dark brown forewings, each cut by two large pale vague circular segments: one on the margin, and one at the base. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 235.
(written 22 January 2017, updated 22 April 2017, 8 July 2019, 19 September 2020