PALAEPHATIDAE , PALAEPHATOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species are pale brown with a scattering of dark dots. The hindwings are plain off-white, darkening toward the inner margins.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 50.14, p. 171.
Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen,
The recently discovered primitive (non-Ditrysian) family Palaephatidae (Lepidoptera) in Australia,
Volume 1 (1987), p. 218.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 184.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 47.
(updated 31 March 2013)