(previously known as Protolechia telopis)
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The adult moths have yellow forewings, each with two transverse dark purple-brown bands, and a dark purple-brown hind margin. The hindwings are pale brown with dark veins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
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, Part 2 (1904), pp. 338-339, No. 119.
(written 31 December 2016, updated 17 October)