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Strawberry tortrix moth

Scientific Name
Acleris comariana
Scientific Author
Lienig & Zeller
Taxonomy
(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

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Adult 10-17 mm wingspan. Ocelli well developed (lensed); Labial palps ochreous-grey to brownish; head yellow-brown to reddish brown, thorax brownish-grey to reddish-brown, sometimes with an olive-green hue, abdomen light brownish-grey to reddish-brown. Forewing slightly expanding distally; costa bent outwards in basal third, then straight or slightly arced outwards; apex slightly protruding. Ground colour varying from whitish grey to beige, yellowish brown, dark grey, fuscous brown or reddish brown; markings variable, sometimes forewing with conspicuous costal blotch. Hindwing grey, paler basally.

 

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
07/12/2005 09:53 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 09:30 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Strawberry tortrix moth (Acleris comariana) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:30:55 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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