(previously known as Tinea colleta)
MYRMECOZELINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with a ragged dark stripe along the centre from base to tornus, linking to similar marginal and submarginal bands. The hindwings are pale brown with a reddish tinge. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in eastern Australia in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XVI. Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7, Part 4 (1892), p. 539, No. 87.
(written 10 January 2019)