(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)
Early instars of the Caterpillar of this species have been found initially mining the leaves of
Later instars emerge and feed openly on the leaves.
The mature caterpillar forms a pupa that hangs from the underside of a leaf.
The adult moth has speckled grey-brown forewings each with a pattern of vague light and dark areas. The hindwings are off-white shading to grey-brown at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 46.
(written 22 November 2019)