(previously known as Leistomorpha ochrocausta)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This adult moth has brown wings, each with a dark margin. The moth has long upturned labial palps. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
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, pp. 193, 201-204.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae X (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 8, Part 4 (1884), p. 511, No. 238.
(updated 1 November 2012, 21 October 2018, 20 December 2020)