(previously known as Peltophora incomposita)
OECOPHORINAE , OECOPHORIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria)
This adult moth has white forewings with a bold black pattern. The hindwings are plain brown, fading toward the bases. The underside is a uniform grey-brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
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. 229, 231, 232.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part XI Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 9, Part 3 (1884), pp. 728-729.
(updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)