(previously known as Eucosma triangulana)
EUCOSMINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
empty pupal skin protruding from frass-covered web
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found in frass-covered webs on the flowers and leaves, and also living inside :
on various Wattles ( MIMOSACEAE ), including :
The adult moths have variable cryptically patterned forewings and plain off-white hindwings. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
The insect fauna inhabiting Uromycladium (Uredinales) rust galls on Silver Wattle (Acacia dealbata) in Tasmania,
The Australian Entomologist,
Volume 29, Part 3 (September 2002), pp. 81-95.
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. 670-671, No. 1.
(updated 4 October 2004, 21 February 2017, 16 July 2019, 27 September 2020, 25 April 2021)