(formerly known as Compsotropa hemispila)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths of this species are pale brown with a dark smudge, and number of black spots including an arc around the margin, on each forewing, The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia 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, pp. 383-388.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XV Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 3 (1889), p. 1636.
(written 3 November 2020)