CNEPHASIINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillars of this species feed on plants in
The caterpillars live in a shelter created from foodplant leaves joined together with silk.
The adult moths have pale brown forewings, each with a variable scattering of brown, orange and black markings. The hindwings are pale brown, and have slightly concave margins. The moths have long labial palps. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
A revision of the Australian Cnephasiini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae),
Australian Journal of Zoology,
Volume 11 (1963) pp. 613-726.
(written 23 June 2019)