Its elegant scientific name translates as 'greyish grace anointed with gold'.
Mosses, including Fabronia australis.
Present in moss (Fabronia australis) on nikau palm trunk.
Pupates in feeding place.
The adult moth has a yellow patch against mostly brown or orange forewings. Flies from resting places (e.g. ferns and other low vegetation) along forest tracks in daytime. Active at night, attracted to light. November to March.
5 - 7mm