General Description

Body and wings a soft grey colour with a slash of white running along the leading edge of the forewings. There are a number of similar species, most larger; lacking the white section. Females have threadlike antennae. Males have antennae that are feathery for the first two thirds, becoming threadlike to the tip. Wingspan of males 4-4.5 cm; of females 7-8 cm.


This moth is only known to occur in eastern Victoria. Little is known about the species though caterpillars are presumed to bore into trees.


Forested areas of eastern Victoria.


Woodland and forests. Details of this moth's habitat are not yet fully known.

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