(formerly known as Eulechria sciophanes)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are off-white, with forewings that each have a brown costal streak and several dark elongated spots. The hindwings are pale brown. The moths reach a wingspan of about 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. 310, 313-314.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. IX. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 8, Part 3 (1883), pp. 323-324, No. 112.
(written 31 December 2018)