(previously known as Laspeyresia tetramita)
GRAPHOLITINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are dark brown with complex blue and grey markings. The hindwings are white with brown veins. The blue fades to pale brown in old specimens. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species occurs in Australia in:
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, pp. 401-406.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 49 (1925), p. 60.
(written 18 October 2012, updated 6 July 2019, 27 September 2020)