OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory)
The moths of this species are pale brown with a number of black spots on each forewing including an arc of dark spots around the margins, and dark tips to all the wings. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in 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. 384, 387, 388.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XV Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 3 (1889), p. 1653.
(updated 19 December 2010, 21 October 2018, 8 November 2019, 3 November 2020)