(one synonym is Hypercallia trichroa Meyrick, 1902)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Colquhoun Regional Park, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, each with three white bands: two narrow and one wide, and with a yellow smudge along the hind margin. The hindwings are yellow, shading to brown at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 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, p. 100.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera: with a note on Deilephila livornica, Esp.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 23 (1898), p. 53.
(written 18 January 2015, updated 25 July 2019, 16 September 2020)