OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has pink forewings, each with a broad yellow streak containing a narrow brown streak. The head, thorax, and abdomen are brown with some pink hairs. The hindwings are yellow suffused with pink. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in Australia 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. 75, 82-84.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 70 (1946), p. 97, No. 1,913.
(written 9 April 2019, updated 10 November 2020)