OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has dark brown forewings, which in life have a purple sheen, each with an incomplete white band across the middle of the wing. The hindwings are orange. The head is black. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in:
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 10, Number 4 (1886), pp. 794, 797, No. 474.
(written 19 March 2018, updated 21 October 2018)