(formerly known as Protolechia xuthias)
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings each with variable dark brown markings.
The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is 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. 361, No. 162.
(written 12 January 2017, updated 17 October 2018, 22 October 2020)