(previously known as Coesyra catoptrina)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
These adult moths have forewings which are yellow, each with a dark brown band at the base, a dark line along part of the costa, and a large brown area along the margin containing pale arcs. The hindwings are dark grey-brown, fading at the bases. The head is yellow, and the thorax mainly dark brown. 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, p. 289.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XI Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 9, Number 3 (1884), p. 764, 776-777, No. 321.
(written 5 March 2019)