A further look at this species.
there appear to be raised scales in the medial and subterminal areas, which, combined with wing shape, are more like Acleris than Epiphyas. Acleris yasudai is quite close on these characters. However, Acleris is a large genus, with over 70 species known in China. Additionally, many species of Acleris have several (in some cases, many) forms. Still have to await specimens to have a chance of confirming i.d.