Ancylis volutana (Meyrick, 1881)
(formerly known as Palaeobia volutana)
ENARMONIINI ,   OLETHREUTINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ancylis volutana
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The adult moths have brown forewings each with various markings including a broad pale curved band from base to the middle of the inner margin. The hindwings are pale brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in:

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
    Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
    CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 204-211.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 663-664, No. 3.


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    (written 9 January 2017)