Sometimes seen as an orchard pest, but numbers have been reduced by introduced parasitoids.
Wide range of plants, including trees, shrubs, and herbs.
Feeds from between spun leaves on host plants.
Pupates in a silk cocoon near feeding place.
Variable wing patterns. September to April. Can be disturbed from vegetation by day. Active at night, attracted to light.
7.5 - 13.5mm
Native forest, plantations, gardens, orchards.