(previously known as Demobrotis anaglypta)
These Caterpillars live in cases that they cover with bits of detritus. They have been found feeding on
The adult moths have off-white forewings speckled with dark brown, with a number of dark brown dashed markings. The hindwings are plain off-white. The wingspan is about 8 mm.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Gaden S. Robinson and Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993, Chapter 5.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVI: Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1893), p. 556, No. 118.
(updated 6 September 2010)