COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Victor W Fazio III, Tinonee, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings which each have a pale stripe along the costa. The hindwings are plain brown. The wings loose their scales very easily. The abdomen is yellow. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera XVII: Elachistidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 357, No. 112.
(updated 15 April 2022)