Endoxyla secta T.P. Lucas, 1898
(one synonym : Xyleutes diaplecta Turner, 1945)
ZEUZERINAE,   COSSIDAE,   COSSOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Endoxyla secta
(Photo: courtesy of Duncan Fraser, Gippsland, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species have patchy grey wings, each with a white area along the costa. The head and the sides of the thorax are covered in long grey scales.

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

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 13 (1898), p. 63.


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    (written 27 October 2014, updated 7 November 2018)