(also known as Ardozyga abruptella)
CHELARIINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with two large white patches. At rest, a tuft of scales is erected behind the thorax. The head is black and the thorax white. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 30 (1864), p. 1032.
(updated 22 March 2011, 11 January 2017)