(previously known as Sperchia intractana)
TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The caterpillar of this species has been found
The adult moth has wings that are brown, with a pale area around the base of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
and also lately in
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 83, No. 41.
(updated 17 March 2011)