(one synonym : Corethropalpa falcata Turner, 1896)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are brown with three branching white streaks along each forewing. The hindwings are pale plain brown. All four wings have pointed wingtips, and no obvious tornus. The wingspan is about 1.5 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. 279, 377-380, 389.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XI. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 9, Number 3 (1884), p. 744.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Descriptions of Micro-lepidoptera from Queensland,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 20 (1898), p. 28.
(written 1 December 2018)