(formerly known as Harmaclona entripta (Meyrick, 1917))
HARMACLONINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has grey forewings, each with arcs of dark speckles, and with dark splodges near the wingtip and the tornus. The head is covered in fuzzy grey scales, and there is an erectable set of scales just behind the thorax. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Donald R. Davis,
A world classification of the Harmacloninae, a new subfamily of the Tineidae (Lepidoptera: Tineoidea),
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Volume 597 (1998), pp. i-iii, 1-81.
Gaden S. Robinson & Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993.
Volume 2, Parts 2-3 (1917), pp. 87-89.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 50.
(written 3 December 2014, updated 10 October 2018, 13 November 2020)