(formerly known as Pyroderces leucombra)
CHRYSOPELEIINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Genoa, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have dark grey forewings each with a broad jagged white across the middle with some orange spots, and some elevated scale tufts. The hindwings are plain brown. The head and thorax are white. The moths have a wingspan of 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), pp. 388-389, No. 165.
(written 18 December 2020, updated 22 June 2021)