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Greenheaded leafroller

Scientific Name
Planotortrix octo
Scientific Author
Dugdale
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Ventral view - male
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Specimen Locality Label: New Zealand - Benmore Range, 9 Feb 190, E.G. White
Source
Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Forewing termen close to perpendicular or even convex; no black stripe laterally on either abdomen or labial palps; adult large (22-25mm wingspan); wings mostly unpatterned, sombre coloured; male with forewing costal fold about 2/5 forewing length.

Source:

Dugale, J.S., Gleeson, D., Clunie, L.H. & Holder, P.W. (2005). A diagnostic guide to Tortricidae encountered in field surveys & quarantine inspections in New Zealand: Morphological and Molecular characters.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walker, K.
Created
01/06/2005 04:20 AEST
Last Updated
09/01/2007 10:05 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Greenheaded leafroller (Planotortrix octo) Updated on 1/9/2007 10:05:37 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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