(also known as Anatrachyntis terminella)
COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
These adult moths have grey forewings, each with bold orange markings, and a broad pale brown terminal band. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
This particular species occurs in
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 344, No. 85.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 22.
(updated 8 October 2012, 21 July 2019)