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Tortricid Moth

Dichelia clarana


A very small tortricid moth with a wing span of 10 mm. Wings were a shimmery cream with a dark band at the wing base, an oblique band near the middle and a dark patch on the costa near the trailing margin. Small patches of brown were also seen in the sub marginal area nearer the inner margins.


Spotted under bright garden lights on a warm night. Found in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania (Australia)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 10, 2018
Submitted on Mar 11, 2018

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