(previously known as Argyroploce vinculata)
OLETHREUTINI, OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan)
The Caterpillars of this species curl the leaves of their foodplant, securing them with silk, to make a shelter in which they hide. The caterpillars have been found feeding on
The adult moth has forewings that each have a brown speckle pattern with a dark brown mark on the hind margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in:
Further reading :
Marianne Horak and Furumi Komai,
Olethreutine Moths of Australia: (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Series, Volume 10,
CSIRO Publishing, 2006.
Volume 2, Part 1 (1916), p. 21.
(created 30 January 2012, updated 3 July 2019, 26 September 2020)