WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
This adult moth of this species has a white head, black thorax, and white forewings which are each crossed by two irregular and iterrupted black bands. The hindwings are grey. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
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. 152-153.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 41 (1917), p. 107.
(written 2 October 2018)