(formerly known as Philobota archedora)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Walkerville, Victoria)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species have dark brown forewings, each with two white bands: one broken and one with a yellow smudge. 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. 99-100.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae: XII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 69 (1944), p. 259, No. 1701.
(written 18 January 2015)