LECITHOCERIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are orange with white spots, and have a yellow hairy margin. The hindwings are pale brown with darker veins. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 264.
Descriptions of Malayan Micro-Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1910, pp. 442-443.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 103.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 89.
(updated 28 October 2010)