(formerly : Plutorectis caespitosae)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult male moths have translucent brown rounded wings. The head, thorax, and abdomen are covered in long brown hairs. The wingspan is about 2 cms. The females are flightless, with a length of about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Charles G. Oke,
Description of a new species of casemoth (Lepidoptera, Psychidae),
Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria,
Volume 15 (1947), pp. 178-179.
(written 22 August 2020)