(formerly known as Grapholita decolorana)
TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The caterpillars of this species feed on dead Gum leaves ( Eucalyptus ) in leaf litter.
The adult moth has cream wings, with a complex brown pattern on each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The pheromones of this species have been investigated.
The species has been found in :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), pp. 392-393, No. 160.
(updated 26 September 2009, 26 January 2017)