COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The Caterpillars of this species appear to feed exclusively on
The adult moths have dark brown forewings, each with bold cream patches, including an elongated cream triangle on the costa. The hindwings are dark brown with yellow fringes with dark tips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been reported in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera: XII: Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 10, Part 4 (1886), p. 806, No. 483.
(updated 21 August 2012, 9 October 2013, 7 December 2019, 27 October 2020)