(formerly known as Nephogenes brachyomis)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with forewings that each have a dark brown patch at the base, and scattered dark dots. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The head is off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.7 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia II: The Chezala, Philobota and Eulechria groups (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 5,
CSIRO Publishing, 1997, pp. 299, 301-302.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XV. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 3, Part 4 (1889), pp. 1603-1604, No. 628 (167a).
(written 31 December 2018)