Palpi slender, and reaching just above vertex of head. Antennae ciliated. Abdomen with coarse hair on dorsum of proximal segments. Tibia nearly naked. Forewings tuftless. Apex almost rectangular. Male with bar-shaped retinaculum. The end of the cell rounded and dilated with a small patch of ribbed hyaline (glass-like) membrane, probably for stridulation with the spines of the mid-tarsi. Hindwings with stalked veins 3 and 4.
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