(formerly known as Philobota gummosa)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings each shading to brown around the edges. The hindwings are dark brown. The head is yellow. The thorax is yellow with a brown stripe each side. The wingspan is 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. 262, 295-298.
Volume 1 (1915), p. 127.
(written 10 March 2019)