(previously known as Gracilaria xanthopharella)
GRACILLARIINAE, GRACILLARIIDAE, GRACILLARIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graham McDonald)
The adult moth of this species is brown, with two bright yellow triangles on the costa of each forewing. The moth also havs yellow legs, a yellow face, and a yellow mark at the base of each forewing. The hind wings are a uniform dark brown. Its wingspan is about 1 cm. The antennae are longer than the forewings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Weird and Wonderful Moths,
Issue 78 (September 2015), pp. 11-15, fig. 2,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera III Tineina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 5, Part 2 (1881), p. 141.
(written 4 November 2015)