Brown Tortrix Moth
S2: Ventral
Ellura
Patchy Leaf Roller
Dorsal, ~7mm
 
    
Patchy Leaf Roller (Grapholita sp ES1)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Tortrix Moth (:Tortricoidea Tortricidae)
Species: Patchy Leaf Roller (Grapholita sp ES1)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
You can see the colour of this one specimen varies considerably depending on the angle of the flash light. From dark brown to almose white.

Copyright © 2015- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Sep-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.