(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Korora, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species is pale brown, with several vague blotchy jagged darker bands across each forewing. The hindwings are plain fawn. Tufts of hair each side of the head can be erected by the insect. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 16.6, pp. 141-142.
A. Jefferis Turner,
A new Micropterygid from Australia,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1915, p. 393.
(written 28 March 2017, updated 28 August 2021, 17 January 2022)