OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a vague broad brown band across the middle. The head, thorax, and abdomen are yellow. The hindwings are yellow shading to grey at the margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.6 cms.
The species is found in Australia 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. 75, 82-84.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. XI. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 9, Number 3 (1884), pp. 724-726, No. 252.
(written 9 April 2019)