(previously known as Sentica punctiferella)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult male moth is brown with two off-white bands across each forewing. The hindwings are yellow, shading to brown at the margins. The the head is off-white, thorax is dark brown, and the abdomen brown. The male moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found over
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 508, No. 2.
(written 31 January 2019, updated 16 January 2021)