(one synonym is Procometis trispora Turner, 1939)
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on dead leaves on fallen branches of
The adult moths have fawn speckled forewings, each with several dark spots. The hindwings are off-white, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 23.3, p. 228.
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera, Part I, Xyloryctidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), p. 70, No. 79.
(written 9 February 2020, updated 10 September 2020)