(previously known as Chrysoryctis idiochroa)
PERISSOMASTICINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Akers, Won Wron, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has pale yellow wings, each with variable scattered dark brown markings extending from the base on the forewings. The head has a tuft of yellow hair. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Oswald B. Lower,
The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales. Pt IV,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 42 (1918), p. 238.
(written 26 April 2019)