(previously known as Hypertropha rhothias)
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has pale grey-brown speckled forewings each with broad dark brown markings. The hindwings are dark brown shading to orange at the tornus. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Tineina,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 30 (1906), p. 51-52.
(updated 22 April 2009, 28 March 2019)