(previously known as Eomystis triselena)
WINGIA GROUP, OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm. They have brown forewings, each with a variety of pale markings, including two small and one elongated large red-edged white spots. The hindwings are white.
The species has been found in Australia 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. 81-82.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 240-241.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 182.
(updated 8 August 2010, 12 January 2015)