(one synonym : Antidica eriomorpha Meyrick, 1883)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings which each have a dark brown stripe along the middle of the wing from base to margin, and another along the hind margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
This species is similar to Palimmeces pseudomorpha, but has paler forewings, is slightly smaller, and has ciliations on the antenna arranged in tufts.
Arthur Gardiner Butler,
On Melbourne Lepidoptera,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Fifth Series, Volume IX, Part 50 (1882), p. 102.
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia II: The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
CSIRO Publishing, 1997, pp. 263, 267, 270, 272.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume VIII (1883), p. 382.
(updated 1 November 2012, 16 December 2018, 5 November 2020, 21 February 2021)