Aeolostoma scutiferana (Meyrick, 1881)
(one synonym : Capua catoxia, Turner, 1925)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Aeolostoma scutiferana
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has wings that are brown, with a pale band along the margin of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera V: Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 456-457, No. 11.


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    (updated 19 September 2009)