A moth in the family Depressariidae. It was first described by in 1889. The wingspan is about 18 mm. The forewings are gray, clouded with grayish-ochreous scales, especially at the base beyond the pale basal field which extends to the costal third. There is a curved black streak on the disc before the middle, followed by a small white spot edged with black. The costa is sprinkled with fuscous scales. The hindwings are gray fuscous. Adults are on wing from March to December.
The habitats are poorly undocumented, but most of our records are associated with forested sites.
The host plants are unknown.