OECOPHORINAE , OECOPHORIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species each have pale edges and a large central dark brown area bisected by a pale stripe. The hindwings are grey with a pale margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found 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, pp. 222, 224.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 181.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera, Oecophoridae iii,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 60 (1922), p. 8.
(updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)