(Photo: courtesy of Katarina Christenson, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth has pale brown forewings, each with several variable reddish brown areas, and dark brown spots, some sometimes ringed with pale brown. There are dark brown spots along the costa, and the margin. The dark scales on each forewing can be erected as a series of dark crests. The hindwings are off-white, and have a sinuous margin. The labial palps are long and hairy. These and the head, thorax and abdomen are off-white. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 35 (1910), pp. 150-151, No. 13.
(written 4 June 2019, updated 18 April 2021)