(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, updated 10 November 2020)