(one synonym : Paraphyllis scaeopa Meyrick, 1907)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has brown wings, head and thorax. The hairs on the hindwing hindmargins are yellow. The underside of the abdomen is yellow. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
It is found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Heterocera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 18 (1894), p. 110.
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), p. 140, No. 275.
(written 8 June 2019)