(formerly known as Eulechria phaeomochla)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Dingley Village, Victoria)
The moths of this species have off-white forewings, each stippled with dark brown, and with three irregular bands of dark brown. The wingspan is about 2 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, p. 169.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae: VII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 63 (1938), p. 43, No. 800.
(written 14 November 2019, updated 22 January 2020)