OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Churchill, Victoria)
The caterpillars of this species live in rolled leaf shelters on their foodplant. The caterpillars have been found feeding on
The adult moths have forewings that each have a complex brown pattern including a small white tick near the middle. The males and females have slightly different forewing patterns. The hindwings are plain brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in:
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera series. Vol. 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 1, 83-88.
(written 21 January 2013)