(also known as Cryptolechia schistopa)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, each with a prominent incomplete brown-centred white line. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is just under 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
and in south-east Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of New Species of Lepidoptera (Oecophoridae),
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 156.
(updated 1 November 2012, 23 October 2018, 22 January 2021)