(previously known as Coesyra parvula)
OECOPHORINAE , OECOPHORIDAE , GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
These caterpillars have been found feeding on leaves of
The adult moths have yellow forewings each with a broad pink margin. The hindwings are white, shading to pale brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
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. 117, 119, 121.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part XI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 9, Part 3 (1884), p. 783.
(updated 15 May 2009, 12 January 2015)