(one synonym is Leptocroca plinthinopa Meyrick, 1920)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have yellowish-brown forewings each with a variable pattern of smudged dark spots. The hindwings are pale brown. 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, Melbourne, 2000, pp. 140, 141, 143-145.
Volume 2 (1920), p. 368.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 41 (1916), p. 347.
(written 3 September 2018)