Capua euphona (Meyrick, 1910)
(also known as Euphona euphona)
TORTRICINAE ,   TORTRICIDAE ,   TORTRICOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Capua euphona
(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 :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Tortricina,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 35 (1910), pp. 189-190, No. 84.


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    (updated 17 November 2010)