WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
These adult moths have forewings which are dark yellow forewings, each with two brown-edged white spots, dark brown along the margin. The hindwings are off-white. The head is yellow, the thorax and abdomen are brown, and the tail tuft is yellow. The wingspan is about 1.6 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. 50-54.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume70 (1946), p. 98.
(written 8 April 2019, updated 4 November 2020)