Endoxyla magniguttata (Gaede, 1933)
(one synonym : Xyleutes riparia Turner, 1936)
ZEUZERINAE,   COSSIDAE,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
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and
Stella Crossley

Endoxyla magniguttata
(Photo: courtesy of Michael Jefferies)

The adult moths of this species have brown and white forewings, and brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 10 cms.

Endoxyla magniguttata
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.

    Endoxyla magniguttata
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Michael Jefferies)


    Further reading :

    Max Gaede,
    Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region,
    in Adalbert Seitz, A. (ed.) :
    The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag, Section 10 (1933), p. 819, and also Plate 96, fig. c2.


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    (updated 12 December 2010, 25 November 2019)