(formerly known as Ocystola xiphomorpha)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has yellow forewings, each with a thin dark brown streak along the costa, and a thick dark brown streak along the hind-margin. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The head is yellow, and the thorax dark brown. The wingspan is about 1.7 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Oecophoridae. IX,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 65 (1940), p. 434, No. 1155.
(written 26 February 2019)