(Photo : courtesy of George Gibbs, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are black with a coppery iridescence, each with several white patches. The hindwings are plain black. The head is white and hairy. The legs are black and white. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
George W. Gibbs,
Micropterigidae (Lepidoptera) of the Southwestern Pacific: a revision with the establishment of five new genera from Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand,
Volume 2520 (2010), pp. 6, 17-22, 30-32.
(written 17 February 2016)