(previously known as Eulechria philotherma)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings substantially obscured by patches of fawn speckles. The hindwings are yellow shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cm.
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. 254-258, 262.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoriidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 534-535.
(updated 6 August 2010, 23 October 2018)