(previously known as Palparia lithocosma)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Duncan Fraser, Providence Ponds, Victoria)
This adult moth has forewings that have a bold patterns of brown and white arrow-heads. The hindwings are plain grey-brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been 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. 15, 233-236, 343.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part XII Oecophoridae (continued),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 10, Part 4 (1884), p. 827.
(written 25 October 2014, updated 10 January 2015)