(Photo: courtesy of Ethan Beaver, Western Australia)
The adult male moths have dark brown forewings, each with a darker area along the costa, and a rectangular hyaline spot near the middle of the costa. The hindwings are dark brown. The wing bases and meta-thorax are enveloped in rusty brown hairs. The wingspan is about 6 cms.
The females are similar with a wingspan of about 8 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ethan Beaver, Michael D. Moore, Alejandro Velasco-Castrillón, Mark I. Stevens,
Three new ghost moths of the genus Oxycanus Walker 1856 from Australia Lepidoptera Hepialidae,
Volume 4732, Part 3 (February 2020), pp.351-374.
(written 1 March 2020, updated 20 June 2020)