(formerly known as Capua parooptera)
ARCHIPINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillars of this species feed on
The adult moths have chestnut brown forewings, each with some faint variable dark wiggly transverse lines. The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the wingtips. All four wings have slightly concave margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 49 (1925), p. 48.
(written 24 June 2019)