COSMOPTERIGINAE, COSMOPTERIGIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
These adult moths have orange forewings each with several fuzzy dark brown bands. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), p. 649, No. 364.
(written 11 October 2014, updated 25 May 2021)