OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mallacoota, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has a yellow head, thorax, and forewings. The hindwings are pale greyish brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
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, p. 330.
Description of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 9, Number 4 (1885), p.1048, No. 352.
(written 27 January 2017, updated 23 October 2018)