(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has orange-brown forewings, each with broad pale streak from base to wingtip. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the moths is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Tuesday, September 28, 2010.
Descriptions of Australasian Micro-lepidoptera. XIX. Plutellidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 32 (1907), p. 141, No. 276.
(written 7 January 2019, updated 15 September 2020)