Conchylis subfurcatana Walker, 1863
(formerly known as Conchylis subfurcatana)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Conchylis subfurcatana
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Yarra Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are black each with 3 white bands, although the one near the base is brownish. The hindwings are plain grey-brown.

The species has been found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Tortricites & Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 28 (1863), pp. 368-369, No. 127.


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    (updated 17 September 2011, 31 January 2017)