OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths of this species have brown forewings, each with a number of orange and white patches and bands, including a dark-edged white ring near the middle with a central orange spot. The forewing margins are dark brown with yellow hairs. The hindwings are off-white, darkening toward the wing-tips. All four wings have pointed wing-tips, and no discernable tornus. The head is white, the thorax orange, and the abdomen off-white. The wingspan is about 0.9 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 41 (1916), pp. 366-367.
(written 25 April 2019)