(one synonym is Analcodes hyperchyta Turner, 1947)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The moths of this species are dark brown, with a diagonal pale band near the base, and a pale triangular spot on the costa by the wingtip, of each forewing. 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. 181, 306-310, 313.
Volume 2 (1921), p. 402.
(written 22 December 2018, updated 19 July 2019, 22 August 2021)