(one synonym : Macrobathra obliquata Lucas, 1901)
COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths have black forewings each with several white marks of various sizes. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards brown wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), p. 644, No. 353.
(written 3 October 2014)