(previously known as Incurvaria purella)
PERISSOMASTICINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings, each with a dark brown base and a broad dark brown margin. The head has a tuft of yellow hair. The moth has a wingspan of about 1 cm.
The species has been found in :
Tortricites & Tineites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 491, No. 17.
(updated 1 September 2008)