(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on plants in the family BORAGINACEAE.
The adult moths have a white head with a black collar, and a white thorax with a black spot each side, The forewings are white, with a pattern of black spots. The hindwings are white with grey-brown wingtips. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, Fig. 24.14, p. 248.
Jerry A. Powell,
Taxonomy and geographical relationships of Australian ethmiid moths (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea),
Australian Journal of Zoology Supplement,
Volume 112 (1985), p. 20.
(written 8 July 2016, updated 30 March 2019)