WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with a dark brown band at the base, and a broad brown band along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. 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, pp. 67-70, 75.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 9, Part 4 (1885), pp. 1056-1057, No. 360.
(written 20 October 2014, updated 10 January 2015)