OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddells Creek, Victoria)
The Caterpillar of this species has been found in leaf litter under a
The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a dark brown area at the bases and broad dark brown bands along the margins. The hindwings are yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
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, fig. 22.7, pp. 224-225.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XI: Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 9, Part 3 (1881), pp. 771-772, No. 313.
(updated 1 November 2012, 9 October 2013, 10 January 2015)