(one synonym: Bedellia ipomoeae Bradley, 1953)
BEDELLIINAE, LYONETIIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of E. Meyrick)
The adult moths of this species are white with three stippled brown areas on each forewing: One near the middle of the wing, one near the wingtip, and one at the tornus. The hindwings are off-white. There are off-white fringes of hairs on the trailing edge of each forewing, and around the whole of each hindwing. The antennae are nearly as long as the forewings. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera III Tineina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 5, Number 2 (1880), p. 177.
(written 24 June 2017)