(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on the foliage of:
The adult moth has forewings that have a cream basal third, and a dark brown marginal two thirds. The hindwings are dark brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 24.3, p. 236.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera IV Tineina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 5, Part 2 (1880), p. 218.
(updated 21 April 2009)