summer fruit tortrix moth, Adoxophyes orana  (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - 5310043

summer fruit tortrix moth
Adoxophyes orana (Fischer von Roslerstamm)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: 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 color 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. Switzerland, Zurich, Lab Culture, 1978. M. Horak.
Image type: Museum
Subject Gender: Female
Image view: Dorsal / Abaxial / Back
Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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Country: Australia

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