OECOPHORINAE , OECOPHORIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with a lot of white spots, and a darker brown line around the costa and margin. The hindwings are shiny white with a brown area around each wingtip. 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 I: The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994, p. 82.
Volume 1, Part 7 (1914), pp. 220-221.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 182.
(created 28 April 2012, 12 January 2015)