OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species appears to have a black collar around the head, and white forewings, each with a ragged broad black band and a narrow brown margin and submarginal line. The hindwings are pale brown.
The species is found in the eastern half of 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, p. 144.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoriidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 462-463.
(updated 10 January 2015)