(formerly known as Protolechia hilara)
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings each with a cream spot by the tornus. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
The Australian Gelechianae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 31 (1919), p. 135.
(written 12 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018)