(formerly known as Misalina ferruginea)
STRIGLININAE, THYRIDIDAE, THYRIDOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species are rusty brown, with a lot of elongated dark dots on the wings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms. The moths often rest with the forewings creased along the costas.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Paul Ernest Sutton Whalley,
Tropical Leaf Moths,
Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae),
London : British Museum (1976), pp. 104-105, and also Plate 8, fig. 67, and Plate 30, fig 252.
(written 23 November 2019)