Wingia eonephella (Meyrick, 1883)
(formerly known as Palparia eonephella)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Wingia eonephella
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths have brown forewings with some dark spots. The hindwings are brown.

The species has been found in Australia, in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.

    This species is probably not a member of the Wingia genus as it has inconsistent anatomical details.


    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. 245, 371.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoriidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), p. 432.


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    (written 23 October 2014, updated 10 January 2015)