(one synonym is Carposina poliosticha Turner, 1947)
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with pale markings including a set of pale grey ovals along the costa and around the margin. The hindwings are off-white with dark veins. The brown scales along the forewing costas can be raised as a set of tufts. The forewing hindmargins are concave. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Contributions to our knowledge of Australian Microlepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 57 (1947), p. 65.
(written 2 June 2019, updated 31 July 2021)