The Caterpillars of this species were found boring into the stems of
The adult moth is dark brown with a broad white bar across each forewing. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), pp. 139-140, No. 274.
(updated 8 March 2009, 22 April 2019, 17 January 2021