STENOMATINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Katarina Christenson, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species of this species are grey with variable dark markings, including a vague irregular broken dark stripe along each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey, darkening towards the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 23.18, p. 231.
A. Jefferis Turner,
The Xyloryctidae of Queensland,
Annals of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 4 (1898), p. 32.
(written 19 October 2017, updated 1 October 2020, 28 April 2021, 5 April 2022)