(previously known as Philobota pruinosa)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with jagged dark patches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
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. 306, 308-310, 313, 314.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae X (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 8 (1884), pp. 495-496.
(updated 1 November 2012, 5 September 2018, 16 October 2020)