COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths have yellow forewings, each with dark markings, including a broad dark band across the middle, and at the tornus. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in
The placement of this species in COSMOPTERIGIDAE is controversial. It is also sometimes placed in HELIODINIDAE or STATHMOPODINAE, OECOPHORIDAE.
Further reading :
Volume 1 (1915), p. 316.
(written 9 February 2013)