(one synonym : Polylopha elaphris Lower, 1908)
PHRICANTHINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moths have off-white forewings, with complex dark markings on the hind and marginal parts of each wing. The hindwings are pale brown, and have slightly recurved wingtips. The wingspan is from 1 to 2 cms.
The species is found Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl 7.11, p. ?.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Tortricina,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 319.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VI. Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Number 3 (1881), pp. 636-637. No. 1.
(written 23 October 2019)