(previously known as Lioptilus celidotus)
PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth is pale brown with two dark marks on each forewing, and has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Description of New Zealand Micro-Lepidoptera vi. Pyralidina.,
Transactions of the New Zealand Institute,
Volume 17 (1885), p. 125, No. 6.
(updated 14 June 2010)