(formerly known as Protolechia phloeodes)
(Photo: courtesy of Cath Busby, Aranda Bushland, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have stripey dark brown and white forewings, each with a particularly wide dark stripe from the middle of the wing to the margin. The hindwings are a shiny pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVIII: Gelechiadae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 29 (1904), p. 355, No. 153.
(written 12 January 2021, updated 24 February 2021)