(formerly known as Eulechria mediolinea)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths of this species have off-white forewings, each with various patchy brown markings, including a double fragmented brown line running from the base, one curving to meet the hind-margin, the other curving to meet the costa, and a brown patch around the apex extending along the margin and the hind-margin. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening at the wing-tips. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.
The species is found in Australia 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. 235-236, 238-240.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 63 (1938), p. 28, No. 715.
(written 1 June 2019)