(one synonym : Acropolitis xuthobapta, Turner, 1945)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This caterpillar has been found feeding on:
The adult moth of this species has wings that are pale brown, with a complex pattern on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), pp. 60, 64.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 35 (1910), pp. 172-173, No. 49.
(updated 4 June 2010, 6 July 2019, 1 November 2020)