(previously known as Chrysoryctis ochracea)
PERISSOMASTICINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings, each with a short dark brown line along the base of the costa. The hindwings are pale brown with dark wingtips. The head has a yellow tuft on top. The moth has a wingspan up to 1.4 cms.
The species is found 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), pp. 553-554, No. 115.
(written 11 February 2019)