(formerly known as Elachista lativittella)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species are pale yellow, each with a central brown stripe which has variable rusty-red shading. The hindwings are white, each with a brown wingtip. The wingspan is about 1.4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 30 (1864), p. 898, No. 93.
(written 22 April 2019)