(previously known as Cacoecia pyrosemana)
EPITYMBIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult male moth of this species has wings that are fawn, with dark marks on the costa of each forewing. In the female, these markings are paler but outlined in black. The hindwings are pale brown with darker veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The pheromones of this species have been investigated.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), pp. 60-61.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI: Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), pp. 496-497, No. 14.
(updated 6 June 2010, 18 March 2018, 9 July 2019)