(formerly known as Gonaepa pyrochorda)
LECITHOCERIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have orange wings, each with a complex network of black lines. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species is found in:
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 5.20, p. 264.
Descriptions of Malayan Micro-Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1910, p. 442.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 103.
(written 1 January 2014)