(previously known as Chrysoryctis ochranthes)
PERISSOMASTICINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Churchill, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has pale yellow forewings, each with a dark brown base, and a broad irridescent brown margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 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), p. 552, No. 112.
(written 21 January 2017)