(one synonym: Xyleutes eichhorni Roepke, 1957)
ZEUZERINAE, COSSIDAE, COSSOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Habitat Bohol, Philippines)
The adult moths of this species have streaky grey forewings, each with a fine black reticulated pattern along the costa, and a bubbly pattern along the margin. The hindwings are dark grey with white edges. The wingspan is about 7 cms.
The species occurs across south-east Asia, including
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Supplement 2 (1865), p. 587.
(written 19 January 2022)