OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with a large dark triangle extending from the base along the costa, containing a large white spot. The hindwings are brown, each with a white oval patch by the base on the hind-margin. All four wings have rounded wingtips, and no obvious tornus. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
CSIRO Publishing, 2000, pp. 373-374, 389.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIV,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 72 (1947), p. 144, No. 2150.
(written 25 April 2019)