(previously known as Mesopherna salsa)
MYRMECOZELINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings speckled with greyish brown dots. The head has a tuft of long white scales. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Volume 2 (1920), p. 353.
Gaden S. Robinson & Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993.
(written 6 September 2012, updated 14 August 2019, 20 November 20)