This dainty and pretty little moth is white with a small black dot near the centre of each wing, and a brown costa to each forewing. There are also some black dots on the margin near the wingtip of each forewing.
Wingspan 35 mm
I was advised on an Australian Lepidoptera forum that this was an unusual sighting for mid coast New South Wales. Seen more frequently in South Australia and Queensland.
''Cydalima diaphanalis'' is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Francis Walker in 1866. It is found in Burma, Indonesia , on the Solomon Islands and in Thailand and Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland and South Australia.
The wings are white with a small black dot near the middle. The forewings have a brown costa and there are black dots on the margin near the wingtip.