(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have undivided wings. The forewings are off-white, each with dark brown markings, including an area at the base, along the costa, and along the margin, as well as a brown-edged orange mark two-thirds the way along the wing. The hindwings are off-white, each with two irregular dark brown bands.
In its natural pose, it curves and creases its wings, giving it an unnatural shape. The wingspan is up to 2 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 35, Part 1 (1923), pp. 57-58.
(written 14 May 2019, updated 23 October 2019)