CHELARIINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each speckled with a dark dots and spots, some forming a broken band across the middle. The moth has substantial very hairy labial palps. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVIII Gelechiadae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 29 (1904), p. 418, No. 246.
(written 8 September 2018)