Acanthoclita trichograpta (Meyrick, 1911)
(one synonym: Eucosma taophanes Meyrick, 1921)
GRAPHOLITINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths have patchy brown forewings each with white diagonal marks along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown shading darker at the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 440, 442-443.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 275-276, No. 397.


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    (written 5 April 2019)