Capnoptycha zostrophora (Turner, 1925)
(formerly known as Dicellitis zostrophora)
EPITYMBIINI,   TORTRICINAE,   TORTRICIDAE,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with eight or so incomplete palish transverse bands. The hindwings are pale brown darkening at the wingtips. All four wings have slightly recurved margins. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 49 (1925), p. 54.


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    (written 16 June 2019)