CHELARIINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This caterpillar has been found feeding on the leaflets of
The adult moths of this species have speckled fawn forewings, each with a large dark triangular patch on the costa. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
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. 417, No. 244.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 87.
(updated 3 April 2013, 17 October 2018, 3 May 2021)