(previously known as Conchylis auriceps)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jim Foster, Broadwater, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings, transected by some grey lines. The hindwings are grey with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
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. x1, 94, 105-108.
Arthur G. Butler,
On a Small Collection of Lepidoptera from Melbourne,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology,
Fifth Series, Volume IX, Part 50 (1882), p. 99.
(updated 1 November 2012)