Apura xanthosoma Turner, 1916
POLYORTHINI,   CHLIDANOTINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has patchy brown forewings, and plain pale brown hindwings. Both fore and hind wings have recurved wingtips and concave hind-margins. The head and thorax are brown, and the abdomen yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the family Tortricidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 40 (1916), p. 519.


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    (written 24 March 2019)