(one synonym is Mimoscopa opsiphanes Lower, 1894)
MYRMECOZELINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings each with two prominent white stripes. The hindwings are pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Gaden S. Robinson & Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVI Tineidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7 = Vol. 17, Part 4 (1893), p. 526, No. 67.
(written 27 January 2017, updated 26 October 2018, 1 October 2020)