(Photo: courtesy of Steve Pearson, Airlie Beach, Queensland)
The case of this insect is like an old phone handset, and had a length of about 1.2 cms.
The one pictured here was on the bark of a Drypetes rainforest tree apparently feeding on
The case appears to be covered in finely chewd bits of Lichen.
The caterpillar is white with a brown head and collar.
The adult moth has off-white forewings with brown speckles.
The species has been found in
(written 25 September 2017, updated 14 March 2022)