(previously known as Cryptolechia alveola)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This adult moth has pale yellow forewings, each darkening towards the margin, and crossed by a bold black network pattern. The hindwings are brown with chequered hairs around the margins. The thorax and abdomen are brown, and the head yellow.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 7, and also Plate 140, fig. 35.
(updated 1 November 2012)