(previously known as Xyleutes nubila)
ZEUZERINAE, COSSIDAE, COSSOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Shorty Westlin, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have patchy speckled fawn wings.
The wingspan of the male is about 10 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 15 cms.
The species has been found in
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.
(updated 18 February 2010, 12 December 2019)