(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)