(previously known as Peltophora charaxias)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
This adult moth has white forewings, each with a bold pattern of black markings. The hindwings are plain white. 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. 98, 100, 101.
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 3 (1889), pp. 1641-1642.
(updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)