(previously known as Gracilaria autadelpha)
GRACILLARIINAE, GRACILLARIIDAE, GRACILLARIOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
The Caterpillar of this species is thought to feed on
The adult moth has a fringe along the trailing edge of each wing. The fore wings have a striking pattern of white and brown markings. with darker lines outlining each brown mark. The hind wings are a golden brown. Its wingspan is about 0.8 cms.
The spacies has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera: III: Tineina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 5, Part 2 (1880), pp. 147-148.
(updated 7 October 2001)