(also known as Ardozyga hemichlaena)
CHELARIINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have fawn forewings, each with two dark patches on the hind margin and some dark arcs at the wingtip. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 21 (1897), p. 55.
(written 3 April 2013)