Titanotoca tetramita (Turner, 1925)
(previously known as Laspeyresia tetramita)
GRAPHOLITINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Titanotoca tetramita
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are dark brown with blue and white markings. The hindwings are white with brown veins. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    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.


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    (written 18 October 2012)