(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are pale brown each with a darker band and two dark spots, and that have fringes along the hind margin that are longer than the width of the rest of the wing. The hindwings paler and narrower, and have fringes along the costa and even longer ones along the hind margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 10.4, p. 251.
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera (Oecophoridae),
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 170.
(updated 29 June 2012, 27 April 2015, 24 January 2021)