(one synonym : Gelechia zygosema Lower, 1899)
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Walker, Melbourne, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings each with a black band across the middle and a brown band along the margin. The hindwings are a shiny pale brown. The head is white with a black collar. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 21 (1897), p. 56.
(written 11 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018)