(formerly known as Chalia lurida),
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)
The male adult moths of this species have plain brown wings which are inclined to lose their scales easily. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Note that the Australian PSYCHIDAE have not been studied for many years, so the names in this group are unreliable.
Further reading :
Quatre Psychides nouvelle de l'Australie,
Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique,
Volume 29 (1885), p. CXX, No. 3.
(written 20 April 2013, updated 15 August 2019)