(one synonym : Xyleutes spilota Turner, 1936)
ZEUZERINAE, COSSIDAE, COSSOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Steven Dodge, Dalmeny, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species have off-white wings, with pale brown veins, chequered margins, and a lot of black speckles all over.
The moths have a wingspan of up to 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 25 (1900), pp. 39-40.
(written 16 January 2020)