(formerly known as Byrsoptera xylistis)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown forewings with patchy bands. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptons of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 25 (1901), p. 77.
(written 7 October 2014, updated 3 July 2019)