Endoxyla polyploca (Turner, 1911)
(previously known as Xyleutes polyploca)
ZEUZERINAE ,   COSSIDAE ,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Endoxyla polyploca
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moths of this species have patchy fawn wings, each with a vague network of fine dark zigzag lines. The thorax has a truncated black chevron separating a grey central area from the white sides. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.

The species is found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 25.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), p. 130.


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    (updated 5 February 2010)