(one synonym is Mesopherna stagnicola Meyrick, 1922)
MYRMECOZELINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Croajingalong, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with a brown streak along the costa, another along the middle of the wings, amd another along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown with dark edges. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia 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. 515, No. 52.
Volume 2 (1922), pp. 596-597.
(written 14 May 2019, updated 21 November 2020)