(previously known as Lozostoma stereodyta)
HIEROXESTINAE, TINEIDAE, TINEOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings each with a brown patch by the tornus and a transverse brown bar. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species is found over most of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XVII: Elachistidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), p. 417, No. 228.
Gaden S. Robinson & Ebbe S. Nielsen,
Tineid Genera of Australia,
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 2,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1993.
(updated 25 May 2010)