(formerly known as Philobota anarrecta)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species have complex brown, white and yellow patterns on each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown, fading to off-white at the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia I: The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994, pp. 16, 94, 97-100.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XV: Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 3, Part 4 (1889), p. 1620, No. 1.
(written 17 January 2015, updated 25 July 2019, 22 September 2020)