(previously known as Philobota curriculata)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings each with a dark brown base and margin, and a sometimes broken or expanded dark brown band across the middle. The hindwings are plain brown The wingspan is about 1.5 cm.
The species has been found 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. 255, 258.
Volume 2, Part 12 (1920), p. 384.
(written 5 November 2012, updated 4 October 2017)