(formerly known as Eudrymopsis orites)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths of this species have pale brown forewings each with a vague dark spot near the middle, and a short dark line along the costa extending from the base. The hindwings are palebrown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia 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. 426, 428-429.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. X,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 66 (1941), p. 406, No. 1358.
(written 3 December 2018, updated 24 January 2021, 1 March 2022)