Adult moths have orange brown forewings with dark brown markings. The back half of the forewing is dark brown in males, while females have much smaller brown patch. The hindwings are light brown. When at rest the forewings cover the hindwings. This Caterpillar is light green with a pale brown head and narrow yellow bands in between the body segments.
wing span 16mm - 25mm
The Light Brown Apple Moth is an agricultural and horticultural pest. Plants attacked include cultivated grapes, apples, citrus, cabbage. It also feeds on various Australian native plants including Acacias, Eucalyptus and Grevilleas.
|Common Name:||Light Brown Apple Moth|