(formerly known as Byrsoptera xylistis)
OLETHREUTINAE, TORTRICIDAE, TORTRICOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown forewings with patchy bands. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptons of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 25 (1901), p. 77.
(written 7 October 2014)