TINEINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Landcare Research Ltd., New Zealand)
The adult moth has forewings that are a patchy pale brown, with dark brown wing tips. The hindwings are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species is rare,specimens having been taken in
and in 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 (1891), p. 536, No. 81.
Gaden S. Robinson & Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne (1993), Fig. 719, pp. 731-734.
(updated 24 August 2004)