Rupicolana thiopasta (Turner, 1915)
(formerly known as Cnephasia thiopasta)
ARCHIPINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Rupicolana thiopasta
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Cnephasia thiopasta)

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Further notes on the Lepidoptera of Ebor Scrub, N.S.W.,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 40 (1915), pp. 191-192.


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    (written 24 April 2019)