(formerly known as Xysmatodoma protorna)
(Photo: courtesy of Jim Duggan, Sandford, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species have speckled grey or brown forewings, each with a number of dark spots. The hindwings are grey-brown. The wingspan of the male moth is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), pp. 495-496, No. 15.
(written 31 January 2019, updated 22 August 2020)