(one synonym : Pleurota leuconeura Turner, 1917)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This adult moth has fawn speckled forewings. The hindwings are white shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
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. 16, 193, 195, 197, 198.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XI Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume IX (1884), p. 742.
(updated 1 November 2012, 25 October 2018)