(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth are a metallic brown with various metallic coloured markings including gold areas around the base and the margin of each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera XIX Plutellidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), p. 96, No. 157.
(written 12 September 2017, updated 19 March 2019)