(formerly known as Machimia delosticta)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with a lot of black dots. The hindwings are pale brown, shading darker toward the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2.5 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. 137-138.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 70 (1946), p. 107, No. 2014.
(written 21 February 2019)