(previously known as Heterocrossa olbiodora)
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has fawn forewings, each with a comlex pattern including a dark mark near the middle of the costa. The hindwings are white. It has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in the southern half of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 29.20, p. 318.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17, Part 1 (1893), pp. 168-169.
(updated 18 February 2010, 23 October 2017, 27 December 2020)