Conchylis vacuana Walker, 1863
(one synonym : Grapholita mutatana, Walker, 1863)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Conchylis vacuana
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown, each with a broad grey diagonal band and a grey triangle on the costa, outlined in black. The hindwings are plain grey. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Tortricites & Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 28 (1863), p. 367, No. 124.


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    (updated 12 September 2009)