(previously known as Palparia euryphanella)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This adult moth has brown forewings with dark indistinct submarginal bands. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms. In its natural posture, the moth is inclined to sit with a crease in each of its forewings.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
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. 237, 241.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoriidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 427, 435.
(updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)