EUCOSMINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These Caterpillars are pale green and stout, with pale brown heads. They live in shelters made from shoots of their foodplant wound round with silk. The caterpillars have been found feeding on
both of MYRTACEAE.
The adult moth has forewings that are pale brown with complex dark brown markings. The hindwings are plain brown.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera VI: Tortricina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 6, Part 3 (1881), p. 672, No. 3.
(updated 1 June 2011, 3 July 2019)