(Photo: courtesy of Cath Busby, Mount Painter, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have speckled grey forewings each with a pale streak along part of the costa, and a sinuous hind-margin. The hindwings are grey. The head is covered in long fuzzy grey scales. All four wings are pointed. The antennae are longer than the forewings. The labial palps are upcurved, and held close to the face. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
escriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 597, No. 178.
(written 9 October 2020)