(formerly known as Teras similana)
(one synonym : Batodes ilyodes Turner, 1945)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The adult moths of this species are grey or brown, with each forewing having vague dark transverse bands, and also a large dark triangle on the costa. The forewings have a slight recurve in each of the three edges: the costa, the outer margin, and the hind margin. The hindwings are pale brown with grey speckles. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 300, No. 64.
(written 1 December 2016, updated 10 January 2017, 15 June 2019)