The Brisbane Ranges has a biodiverse moth fauna. Many detected species have yet to be identified. This collection is an attempt to offer identification features, in photos and tags, that may assist others observing moths in the Brisbane Ranges to apply correct species identification to their observations.
This moth is about 2mm in length and from the group known as pigmy moths. A characteristic, besides their tiny size, are the eye-caps. They are extremely difficult to photograph even with a good macro lens.
At present, Australian Faunal Directory has this moth listed in the category of Species Inquirenda. However, it has been described as Mamestra dictyota by Lower in 1902. It is in the subfamily of Noctuinae, Tribe Hadenini.