(formerly known as Tinea acrozyga)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillar of this species is yellow with a green stripe along the back and with a black head and black tail segment. Its prolegs are diminshed. The caterpillar mines a leaf of its foodplant, and has been found on
The caterpillar pupates in its leaf-mine.
The forewings of the adult moth are brown, each with a yellow and white stripe along the costa and the hind margin. The hindwings are satin white, each with a brown stripe along the costa. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVI Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1892), pp. 539-540, No. 88.
(written 27 March 2017)