(one synonym : Glyphipteryx tripselia Meyrick, 1907)
(Photo : courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have metallic brown forewings, each with two short dark-edged white streaks near the base, and five dark-edged transverse white bands. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera, No. XXII,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 29 (1905), p. 112.
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera, XIX: Plutellidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), pp. 129-130, No. 260.
(written 2 January 2017, updated 18 January 2021)