(previously known as Elachista diatoma)
(Photo: courtesy of Reiner Richter, Goongerah, Victoria)
The adult moths have forewings which are dark brown each with a white stripe extending from the base to wing-tip. The hindwings are dark brown. The moths only have a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New and little known Tasmanian Lepidoptera. Part II,
courtesy of the
Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
1926, p. 136.
(written 24 January 2022, updated 17 March 2023)