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Summer fruit tortrix

Scientific Name
Adoxophyes orana
Scientific Author
(Fischer von Röeslerstamm)
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

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Adult: The upperwings are light ochreous brown with two darker patterns of a widening strip (obscure tortricid pattern). Head, thorax and legs whitish brown (beige). Fore-wings of male reddish yellow ochre with rust-coloured pattern in the shape of an oblique median strip widening out into a triangular shape at the base. Female, brownish colour with darker pattern. The hindwings are light grey in the male and brown-grey in the female. The females differ a bit from the males: they are larger, the patterns on the front wings are darker and the hind wings are brownish grey. The males will reach a wingspan of 17 to 19 mm, the females up to 22 mm. male forewing costal fold bordered by long flat scales.

 

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
05/12/2005 12:22 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 09:30 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Summer fruit tortrix (Adoxophyes orana) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:30:57 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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