(formerly known as Grapholita decolorana)
EPITYMBIINI, 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 complex brown patterns edged with black 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, 8 July 2019)