HYPERTROPHIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
This adult moth has brown forewings each with broad yellow band across the middle, a yellow area at the base, and three black spots near the tornus. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in northern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Volume 1 (1915), p. 306-307.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 97.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 78.
(updated 17 October 2011)