(previously known as Eulechria tropica)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings with brown bands across them. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 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. 21, 315, 316, 320.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
Series 2, Volume II, Number 4 (1888), p. 955-956.
(written 5 November 2012, updated 25 October 2018)