Adoxophyes tripselia (Lower, 1908)
(formerly known as Capua tripselia)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Adoxophyes tripselia
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown with irregular variable white bands across them. The hindwings are very pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    New Australian Tortricina,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), pp. 318-319.


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    (written 24 July 2015)