(previously known as Coesyra consularis)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths have forewings which are yellow, each with dark brown bands at the base, across the middle, and along the margin. The dark brown patches have a purple sheen in live specimens.
The hindwings are pale 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.
Volume 1, Part 4 (1913), p. 119.
(written 31 October 2012, updated 10 January 2015, 3 September 2019)