PHYLLOCNISTINAE, GRACILLARIIDAE, GRACILLARIOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
These Caterpillars have been found on :
The adult moth has a fringe of hairs around the edge of each wing. The forewings are shiny white, with a pair of gold chevrons on each wing, and a black dot on each wing tip. The wingspan of the moth is about 0.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 64.
(updated 7 October 2001)