(one synonym : Acropolitis tetrica, Turner, 1916)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This Caterpillar was found feeding on:
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown, each with an irregular dark brown mark in the middle, and a group of dark parallel stripes near the margin. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
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), p. 64.
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), pp. 380-381, No. 81.
(updated 6 June 2010, 9 July 2019, 8 October 2019, 25 October 2020)