CHRYSOPELEIINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mallacoota, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings each having tufts of scales and a dark brown line along the middle. The hindwings are pale brown. The antennae are nearly as long as the forewings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new species of Australian Elachistidae, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 28 (1904), pp. 179-180.
(updated 21 August 2012)