(previously known as Compsotropha pentascia)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
This moth has yellow forewings, each with up to six diagonal brown stripes across the wing. The hindwings are off-white shading to brown on the veins and at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 41 (1917), p. 106.
(written 20 October 2019)