STATHMOPODINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marko Mutanen)
The adult moths of this species are mainly black, with some faint white marks on each forewing, and red patches on the head and thorax. The hindwings are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
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. 370, No. 134.
(written 30 June 2019)