(one synonym : Capua myopolia Turner, 1945)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE
(Photo: courtesy of the Bishop Museum, Hawaii)
This Caterpillar is yellow with a black head. It grows to a length of about 1.5 cms.
The adult moth has blotchy brown forewings, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan of the male is about 2.5 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in :
and in Australia in
Jiri Hulcr, Scott E. Miller, Gregory P. Setliff, Karolyn Darrow,
Nathaniel D. Mueller, Paul D. N. Hebert, George D. Weiblen,
DNA barcoding confirms polyphagy in a generalist moth, Homona mermerodes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Molecular Ecology Notes,
Volume 7, Issue 4 (July 2007), pages 549–557.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 35 (1910), p. 213-214, No. 143.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 213.
(updated 24 July 2011)