(formerly known as Cryptolechia sordidella)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has off-white forewings with a pattern of brown speckles and spots. The hindwings are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 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, p. 270.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), p. 755, No. 128.
(written 5 October 2018)