Proselena tenella Meyrick, 1910
(one synonym : Paraselena thamnas Meyrick, 1910)
SCHOENOTENINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has speckled golden forewings, each with three vague pale transverse bands. The hindwings are off-white darkening at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 164-165, No. 32.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), p. 165, No. 33.


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    (written 24 June 2019)