(one synonym is Ischnophanes potheta Turner, 1936)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)
The moths of this species are white, with a variety of scattered brown markings on each forewing, including two vague triangles on the costa. The hindwings are off-white, shading to pale brown at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.3 cms.
The species is found in Australia, including:
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. 204-207, 210.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 41 (1917), p. 79.
(written 8 December 2018, updated 31 August 2021)