(formerly known as Eulechria monospila)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a dark brown mark by the wingtip. The hindwings are brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
The name Philobota monospila Group is applied to a set of related species in the genus Philobota which includes
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. 267-268, 276, 286-287.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. VI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 62 (1937), p. 87, No. 539.
(written 1 December 2018, updated 20 January 2021)