(previously known as Steriphotis peltophora)
LOBESIINI , OLETHREUTINAE , TORTRICIDAE , TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These caterpillars have been found feeding on the flowers of:
The adult moth has forewings that are pale grey, with several irregular broken dark bands across each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species occurs in
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006, pp. 111-120.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 36, Part 2 (1911), p. 259, No. 366.
(updated 19 August 2013)