LYONETIINAE, LYONETIIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each fading paler along the costa and along the hind-margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 0.7 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
The moths are similar to Hierocrobyla sporodectis except for extraordinary spikes at the base of each antenna.
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Microlepidoptera,
Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 47 (1923), p. 180.
(written 18 March 2019)