(formerly known as Limnoecia cirrhosema)
COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Yarra Ranges, Victoria)
These adult moths are black with a pale yellow cap on the head, and with three white bands on each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Microlepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 36 (1923), p. 69.
(written 25 January 2017, updated 10 December 2020)