(previously known as Totrix euplectra)
OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These Caterpillars have been found feeding on the fruit of:
The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown with complex markings. The hindwings are plain brown. The moth has a crest of scales on the thorax. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in
The South Asiatic Olethreutini: (Lepidoptera Tortricidae).,
1973, Brill (Leiden). pp. 29, 32, 533.
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera series. Vol. 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 123-124.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Tortricina,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 322.
(updated 1 June 2011)