Distribution Between latitude 35° S and almost 56 S, from two hundred km south of Santiago de Chile almost to Cabo de Hornos (Cape Horn). Most species west of the Andean ridge, but two species endemic to the east (Nielsen & Robinson, 1983).
Systematics Probably monophyletic based on unique structure of valves of male genitalia being short, rounded, and very strongly sclerotized.
Habitat Forest. Sea level to 2200 meters.
Biology Adults of least one species may be found at any time of the year. Most fly in the summer. Immature stages not recorded. Larvae are presumed to be root feeders (Nielsen & Robinson, 1983).
Nielsen, E.S. & G.S. Robinson.1983. Ghost moths of xxxxsouthern South America. Entomonograph 4, 1-192.