(previously known as Cnephasia sulfurosa)
SCHOENOTENINI, TORTRICINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This caterpillar tunnels into the bark of conifers, such as :
The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown, each with a dark brown marginal half, and a dotted brown line across the pale area of each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the base. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 28.1, p. 279.
Revision of Australian Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 35, Part 2 (1910), p. 278, No. 264.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 102.
(updated 28 October 2010)