Diakonoffiana vindemians (Meyrick, 1921)
(formerly known as Argyroploce vindemians)
OLETHREUTINI,   OLETHREUTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Diakonoffiana vindemians
oops: missing abdomen
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths have dark brown forewings, each with some white patches, and pair of reddish vague wide diagonal bands that meet in the middle of the hind-margin. The hindwings are brown fading to off-white at the bases. 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. 165-169.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 2 (1921), p. 449.


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    (written 25 April 2019)