(previously known as Tineodes phoenicea)
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)
This adult moth has unsplit wings. The wings are pale brown, each forewing with dark markings, including a wide dark band along the margin. The hindwings have a dark line across the middle. The tips of all four wings are hooked. The forewings each have a slightly concave hind-margin. The antennae and hindlegs are each longer than the length of a forewing, The moths have a wingspan of about 1.7 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera in the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), pp. 107-108.
(written 14 May 2019, updated 19 November 2020)