IVY LEAFROLLER FACTS
The Ivy Leafroller is a brown moth mottled with shades of brown and grey. Females have bolder pattern of dark brown and light brown patches, while males are more plain brown. Females are larger than males. When at rest, the wings are held curved downwards. The larvae are yellow green with white head, with four short stripes on the head giving it the common name of "four eyes".
Adult moths are 10mm to 12mm long, with wingspan to 27mm. Larvae grow to about 25mm
The Ivy Leafroller is a pest of fruit plants and garden ornamentals including cotoneaster, honeysuckle, apricot, blackberry, strawberry, citrus, macadamia, avacado.
In Australia, the moth has been found in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania.
|Common Name:||Ivy Leafroller|