WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a broad brown margin, a brown area by the base, and a brown line along the costa. The hindwings are a pearly pale brown. The thorax is yellow, and the abdomen brown. The wingspan is about 2 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, p. 70.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 9, Part 4 (1885), p. 1057.
(updated 1 November 2012, 10 January 2015)