COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Katarina Christenson, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths have black forewings which are each crossed by four off-white bands, and have an off-white spot by the wing-tip. The hindwings are pale grey. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera XVII: Elachistidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 365, No. 124.
(written 31 March 2021, updated 16 May 2021)