Endoxyla dictyoschema (Turner, 1915)
(previously known as Xyleutes dictyoschema)
ZEUZERINAE ,   COSSIDAE ,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Endoxyla dictyoschema
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have fawn forewings with dark speckles. The hindwings are similar, fading to white towards the bases. The males have a wingspan of about 6 cms. The females have a wingspan of about 9 cms.

Endoxyla dictyoschema
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins, Fraser Coast, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.

    Endoxyla dictyoschema
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins, Fraser Coast, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 27 (1915), p. 55.


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    (written 29 December 2014, updated 23 December 2016)