(one synonym : Carpocapsa trajectana, Walker, 1864)
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 wings that are pale brown, with a broad dark brown arc centred on the tornus of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 315, No. 22.
(updated 4 June 2010)