(also known as Hemiarcha thermochroa)
CHELARIINAE, GELECHIIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have orange forewings with black spots and bands, and a black margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 17, Part 1 (1893), p. 169-170.
(updated 1 June 2010, 29 March 2019, 22 October 2020, 16 March 2022)