(one synonym is Capua sordidatana Meyrick, 1881)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These Caterpillars have been found eating the dead leaves of
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are off-white, with dark brown markings. The hindwings are pale brown with some vague dark marks by the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.4 cms. The pheromones of this species have been identified.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 35 (1910), pp. 189-190, No. 84.
(updated 17 November 2010, 6 July 2019, 15 November 2020)