(previously known as Cacoecia lythrodana)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These Caterpillars have been found in the leaf litter of Eucalyptus trees, probably eating the dead leaves.
The adult moth of this species has wings that are grey, with a broad dark fragmented 'Y' shaped mark on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The pheromones of this species have been investigated.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI: Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 497-498, No. 15.
(updated 6 June 2010)