STATHMOPODINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Maleny, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings each with two yellow transverse bands. The hindwings are plain dark brown. The antennae are dark brown with white sections near the tips. The wingspan is about 1.4 cm.
Like many adult STATMOPODINAE, the resting pose has the hind legs extended above its body.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Microlepidoptera XVII Elachistidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 328, No. 59.
(written 29 June 2019, updated 20 September 2019)