COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bronwyn King, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths have off-white forewings each with a black base, a postmedial black band, and a black patch on the margin. There is a vague circular spot between the latter markings. The hindwings are grey. The head and prothorax are white, but the rest of the thorax is black. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 10, Number 4 (1886), pp. 801-802, No. 477.
(written 21 April 2021)