(previously known as Sentica glabrella)
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddells Creek, Victoria)
The adult has an orange head, black thorax, black forewings, each with a white area at the base, three irregular broken sometimes incomplete transverse white bands, and sometimes a white mark near the wingtip. The hindwings are pale brown with darker wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 508.
(written 24 January 2017, updated 15 August 2019)