STENOMATINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)
These adult moths have dark brown forewings, each with a variable broad white streak along half the wing which sometimes contains dark spots or streaks. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera, Part I: Xyloryctidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), p. 75, No. 88.
(written 29 January 2017)