(one synonym is Zelleria perimeces Turner, 1923)
YPONOMEUTINAE, YPONOMEUTIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Melbourne, Victoria)
The adult moth has speckled grey-brown forewings, each with a dark diagonal anteromedial band, and a dark area along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown. Its natural posture has the head down and the rest of the body pointing diagonally straight up backward. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera. No. XXV,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 118.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Microlepidoptera,
Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 47 (1923), p. 167.
(written 4 August 2020)