(previously known as Eulechria deltacostamela)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths have brown forewings each with a pale yellow base, and some dark marks in the middle, on the costa, and at the wingtip. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
CSIRO Publishing, 2000, pp. 81-82, 84, 87.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera from Queensland,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume XX (1896) pp. 165-166.
(updated 2 August 2010, 1 September 2018)