(one synonym : Tanyzancla phaeoxantha Turner, 1944)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Akers, Wron Wron, Victoria)
The caterpillars of this species have been found in the leaf litter feeding on dead leaves of trees in MYRTACEAE including :
The adult moths have yellow forewings each with a large dark bronzed brown marginal area. The hindwings are brown. The head is yellow and the thorax dark brown.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
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. 262, 292, 294-295.
Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera (Oecophoridae),
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902) p. 155.
(written 8 November 2017)