(erroneously known as Trymaltis optima)
CHLIDANOTINI, CHLIDANOTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are off-white, with brown-edged orange spots at the wingtip, the costa, and in the middle, and brown markings along the hind-margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The labial palps and the legs are very furry. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 7.17, p. 277.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), pp. 294-295, No. 439.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 220.
(updated 26 March 2012, 23 March 2019)