OECOPHORIDAE in Australia
Concealer Moths
GELECHIOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

OECOPHORIDAE

caterpillars
  
OECOPHORIDAE

cocoons
  
OECOPHORIDAE

moths
  
OECOPHORIDAE

undersides

These Caterpillars are generally small and hairless. Many feed on ground litter or dead leaves. Some bear cases, some live in the soil, and some live in shelters made joining leaves together with silk.

The family XYLORYCTIDAE was considered to be a subfamily of OECOPHORIDAE by Nielsen et al., but here following the later book A Guide to Australian Moths by Zborowski & Edwards we have listed that as a separate family.

The remaining species of OECOPHORIDAE represented in Australia are here listed in the subfamilies and groups:

AUTOSTICHINAE


14 species
  
BAREA
GROUP

650 species
  
WINGIA
GROUP

500 species
  
OTHER
OECOPHORINAE

850 species
  
STATHMOPODINAE


144 species
  
STENOMATINAE


40 species

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(updated 27 June 2013, 14 September 2018)