formerly known as Aristotelia monostropha
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Melbourne, Victoria)
This adult moth has brown forewings each with a broad white streak along the costa. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in south-eastern 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. 30,32-34, 40.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 21 (1897), pp. 57-58.
(written 25 April 2015, updated 21 November 2018, 30 August 2021)