(previously known as Dichelia panoplana)
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 brown forewings with a vague stripe across each one, and plain brown hindwings. 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)