(one synonym is Leuroptila tephropasta Turner, 1923)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This adult moth has off-white forewings, each with scattered brown dots which form one or two diagonal bands. The hindwings are off-white shading to pale brown toward the wingtips, with brown veins. The moth has a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Number 4 (1892), p. 559, No. 122.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Microlepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 47 (1923), p. 172
(written 2 November 2018)