Omiodes fullawayi Swezey

Fullaway’s Leaf-roller (Omiodes fullawayi)

Fullaway’s Leaf-roller was described in 1919, the species was apparently restricted to the Kona District on the western coast of Hawai’i, Hawaiian Islands.

The moth reached a wingspan of about 3 cm.

The larvae were known to feed on banana leaves. [1]



[1] Elwood C. Zimmerman: Insects of Hawaii 8; Lepidoptera: Pyralidae. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu 1958


edited: 23.09.2019