OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has yellow forewings, each with two dark spots. The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the margins. The head is white, and the thorax and abdomen are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.3 cms.
The species is 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. 305-309.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera XII Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 7 (1883), p. 491, No. 53.
(written 9 April 2019, updated 4 November 2020)