STENOMATINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species of this species have grey speckled forewings, each with a short black streak emanating from the base, and other markings including a diffuse dark streak curving from base to tornus. The hindwings are pale grey, darkening towards the wingtips, and have concave margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera. Part I. Xyloryctidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), p. 79, No. 96.
(written 28 June 2019)