Guava Bud Moth
(possible synonym : Sciaphila ervilisana Walker, 1863)
EUCOSMINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Landcare New Zealand)
The Caterpillar of this species is a pest, attacking:
The adult moth is brown with a complex and subtle pattern on the forewings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Control is being attempted using :
The species occurs in:
and in Australia in:
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 350, No. 60.
(updated 2 September 2008, 2 July 2019)