The species was described by Edward Meyrick in 1888. The wingspan is about 25 mm. The forewings are whitish-ochreous, sprinkled with brownish-ochreous, towards the middle of the inner margin suffused with whitish. There is a streak along the basal third of the costa, which is irrorated with blackish-fuscous. The hindwings are white, towards the costa slightly ochreous-tinged.