(previously known as Dichelia panoplana)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These caterpillars live in a rolled up leaf of their foodplant. They have been found feeding on
The adult moth has speckled rusty brown forewings, each with two incomplete pale yellow transverse bands. The hindwings are plain dark rusty brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
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. 480-481, No. 13.
(updated 29 July 2011, 7 July 2019)