Undetermined Psychidae AR
PSYCHIDAE,   TINEOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Angela Braniff, Mount Taylor, Australian Capital Territory)

The caterpillar covers its case with alternately adjacent parallel twigs and leaves. It was found feeding on

  • Black Wattle (Acacia mearnsii, MIMOSACEAE).

    The case had a lenth of abot 1.7 cms.

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    (written 1 December 2021)