(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on the foliage of:
The adult moth has forewings that each have a yellow basal half, and a dark brown marginal half, separated by a band containg iridescent blue lines. The forewings each have four black spots at the tornus. The hindwings are plain dark brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 24.3, p. 236.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 72 (1947), p. 149, No. 2196.
(updated 17 May 2012, 28 March 2019)