Endoxyla nubila (Turner, 1945)
(previously known as Xyleutes nubila)
ZEUZERINAE,   COSSIDAE,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@yahoo.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Endoxyla nubila
(Photo: courtesy of Shorty Westlin, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species have patchy speckled fawn wings.

Endoxyla nubila
(Photo: courtesy of Shorty Westlin, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory)

The wingspan of the male is about 10 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 15 cms.

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

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.

    Endoxyla nubila
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Mark Heath)


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 27.1, p. 272.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A revision of the Australian Cossidae (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 56 (1945), pp. 56-57, No. 36.


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    (updated 18 February 2010, 12 December 2019)