OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Mark Ridgway, Upper Ferntree Gully , Victoria)
The forewings of the adult moths of this species are dark brown with pale markings including a white spot in the middle of each forewing. Each hindwings is dark brown with three yellow and white patches. The wingspan is about 1 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. 370, 372-373.
Description of Australian Micro-lepidoptera IX Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 8, Number 3 (1883), pp. 336-337, No. 124.
(written 4 February 2017, updated 25 October 2018)