A member of the largest genus of Lepidoptera in NZ that has over 80 known species.
Leaf litter in native forests.
Dark chocolate-coloured. Feeds on leaf litter on the ground, trapped under loose bark, in tree fern crowns, etc. Silk galleries made in leaf litter.
Pupates in leaf litter.
Yellow with a scattering of dark scales. Late October to January.
7.5 - 10mm