(previously known as Oxyptilus peltastes)
PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Tewantin, Queensland)
These moths are dark brown except for a scattering of white dots on the wings, and a pale yellow metathorax. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Notes and Descriptions of Pterophoridae and Orneodidae,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1907, p. 479.
(updated 5 May 2011)