WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown forewings with some black marks on the costas and some vague dark brown and orange marks on the margins. The hindwings are yellow shading to brown at the margins. 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. 24, 33, 237, 240, 241.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), p. 777.
(updated 1 November 2012, 18 January 2015)