(one synonym is Eulechria psichiodes Meyrick, 1914)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Katarina Christenson, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The Caterpillar of this species are thought to live in a rolled up tube of bark from a
The adult moth has pale brown forewings each with an arrangement of a variable number of dark dots. The hindwings are pale brown, shading darker toward the wingtips. The wings are held flat over the body. The wingspan is about 2.5 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. 137-138, 143.
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 22 (1897), pp. 266-267.
(written 12 March 2021)