(previously known as Orosana beatella)
(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 are striped black and grey but covered in white dots, except each has a black semicircular area on the hind margin, and a large round black subterminal blob. The hindwings are pale yellow with a dark brown border. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 30 (1864), p. 999.
(updated 29 May 2011, 28 March 2019, 19 October 2020)