(formerly known as Acrobasis atratella)
STENOMATINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species of this species are grey with dark speckles on each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey, darkening towards the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 23.19, p. 231.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1712.
(written 13 October 2014, updated 6 September 2018)