OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Glen Elgin, New South Wales)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species have a yellow head and thorax, and pale yellow forewings, each with two bent brown lines, and a brown streak along most of the costa. The hindwings are grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found 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, p. 290.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part X,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 8, Part 4 (1884), pp. 471, 492-493, No. 207 (8a).
(written 26 November 2019)