Ericodesma aerodana

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Ericodesma aerodana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Ericodesma
Species: E. aerodana
Binomial name
Ericodesma aerodana
(Meyrick, 1881)[1]
  • Tortrix aerodana Meyrick, 1881

Ericodesma aerodana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is 10–11 mm for males and about 14 mm for females. The forewings are dark grey, irrorated (sprinkled) with grey-whitish and with scattered blackish scales. The hindwings are dark grey in males. The hindwings of the females are whitish, but whitish grey posteriorly.[2] Adults are on wing from October to January.

The larvae feed on Pimelea prostrata.[3]