(previously known as Chrysoryctis tyrannica)
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 brown margin containing a small yellow patch. The hindwings are plain brown. The head has a tuft of yellow hair. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 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 (1893), pp. 549-550, No. 106.
(updated 5 September 2012)