OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has streaky grey forewings, each with a prominent white streak running from the base to a point about 2/3 along the wing where it ends in a black spot. The hindwings are pale grey, shading to brownish at the wingtips. The head and the thorax are grey. The moth has a wing span of 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. 35-36, 39.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. V,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 61 (1936), pp. 314-315, No. 510.
(written 14 December 2018)