Eochrois rubrilinea (Turner, 1947)
(previously known as Thudaca rubrilinea)
WINGIA GROUP,   OECOPHORINAE,   OECOPHORIDAE,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have rusty-brown forewings, each with a white line along the costa, and a white streak along most of the centre of the wing. The hindwings are pale brown, shading darker at the margins. The thorax is brown with two black lines. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    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, p. 97.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. XIV,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 72 (1947), p. 152, No. 2227.


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    (written 27 April 2019)