(one synonym : Antidica eriomorpha Meyrick, 1883)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings which each have a dark brown stripe along the middle of the wing from base to margin, and another along the hind margin. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Arthur Gardiner Butler,
On Melbourne Lepidoptera,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Fifth Series, Volume IX, Part 50 (1882), p. 102.
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. 263, 267, 270, 272.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume VIII (1883), p. 382.
(updated 1 November 2012, 16 December 2018)