Citrus Flower Moth
PRAYDINAE, YPONOMEUTIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These Caterpillars are a pest on:
The adult moths are fawn with brown markings, and have a wingspan of about 1 cm. The sex pheromones of this species have been investigated.
The species occurs in:
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 204.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32, Part 4 (1907), p. 76, No. 102.
(updated 31 October 2012)