(formerly known as Heliocausta protoxantha)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown forewings, each with a number of black dots. 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. 276, 278.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 480-481.
(written 23 October 2014, updated 3 November 2020)