(formerly known as Sperchia intractana)
(one synonym is Capua sordidatana Meyrick, 1881)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The caterpillar of this species has been found
The male adult moth has wings that are dark brown, with a yellow area around the base of each forewing. The female moth has a more complex forewing pattern. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
and also lately in
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. V. Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Number 3 (1881), pp. 454-455, No. 9.
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 83, No. 41.
(updated 17 March 2011, 6 July 2019, 29 July 2020)