(one synonym : Pleurota leuconeura Turner, 1917)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This adult moth has fawn striped or speckled forewings. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia II: The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
CSIRO Publishing, 1997, pp. 16, 193, 195, 197, 198.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XI Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume IX (1884), p. 742.
(updated 1 November 2012, 25 October 2018)