OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMaster, Mount Mellum, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings that each some dark markings, and have a yellow strip along the costa and margin, and two paleareas outlined in orange at the base. The hindwings are pale plain brown, and each half the length of a forewing. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
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. 340-343, 365.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Descriptions of new Microlepidoptera from Queensland,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 22 (1898), pp. 205-206.
(written 1 December 2018, updated 10 January 2022)