(previously known as Periclita panarista)
DEPRESSARIIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has sivery white forewings, each having orange markings outlined in brown, and a redand orange line along the costa and margin. The hindwings are white with brown wingtips. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 51.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 29 (1917), pp. 100-101.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 80.
(updated 18 September 2010)