This species is known from only a handful of specimens in a few northern Queensland locations.
Small white moths with rounded wings. This and an undescribed species have a pair of broad brown stripes in the fore wing, with the latter species having a purple highlight in the brown.
Northern QueenslandBiomaps map of <em>Hobapromea cleta</em> specimens from the Australian Museum database http://www.biomaps.net.au/biomaps2/mapam.jsp?cqn=Hobapromea%20cleta&cql=sn&csy=Square
Feeding and diet
Larvae probably feed on lichen