(previously known as Ceratophora plutelliformis)
DICHOMERINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths have dark brown forewings each with a broad pale stripe along the hind margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been reported in Australia in:
Further reading :
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Beschrijvingen van nieuwe exotische Tortricinen, Tineinen en Pterophorinen,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 44 (1901), p. 84, and also Plate 6, figs. 4-4a.
(updated 1 June 2011, 29 March 2019, 2 May 2021)