(previously known as Xenolechia peltosema)
ANOMOLOGINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have cream forewings, each with a scattering of brown markings. The hindwings are plain pale brown, with very hairy margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been reported in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 25, Part 1 (1900), p. 50.
(written 13 January 2013, updated 17 October 2018, 2 May 2021)