(formerly known as Gelechia anthracephala)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has white forewings, each with a black band across the middle of the wing and black markings at the margin. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. The head is black.
The species has been found in:
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
CSIRO Publishing, 2000, pp. 137, 139-141.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Heterocera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 18 (1894), p. 105.
(written 11 November 2014, updated 10 January 2015)