(one synonym is Hoplitica coenosa Meyrick, 883)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMasters, Mount Mellum, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has variable brown forewings, each often with two or more dark wandering transverse lines, a dark spot near the middle, and some dark spots along the margin. The hindwings are 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. 282, 347, 358-360.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. VIII. Oecophoridae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 7, Part 4 (1883), pp. 468, 470-471, No. 36.
(written 19 February 2019, updated 2 November 2020)