(formerly known as Phanaca cossoides)
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 brown forewings, each with a variable yellow patch on the hind-margin near the base, and an incomplete transverse white bar. The hindwings are pale fawn, darkening towards the hind-margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Duke-of-York Island and new Britain,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 10 (1882), p. 229, No. 50.
(written 28 June 2019)