(one synonym: Coesyra ingrata Meyrick, 1913)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings with scattered brown markings. The hindwings are off-white. The head is white and the thorax brown. The wingspan is about 1.2 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. 331-334, 338.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XII. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Series 1, Volume 10, Number 4 (1888), pp. 770-771, No. 406.
Volume 1 (1915), p. 117.
(written 10 March 2019)