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Tortricid Moth

Dichelia clarana

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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