(also known as Euphona euphona)
TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These Caterpillars have been found eating dead Eucalyptus leaves.
The adult moth of this species has wings that are off-white, with dark brown markings including a band across the tip of each forewing. 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)