Lobesia transtrifera (Meyrick, 1920)
(previously known as Polychrosis transtrifera)
LOBESIINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lobesia transtrifera
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown, with irregular dark brown and grey markings on each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2, p. 346.


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    (written 25 January 2017)