Illidgea aethalodes Turner, 1902
(also known as Lichenaula aethalodes)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have patchy grey or brown forewings, each with a number of incomplete dark lines from base to margin. The hindwings are a shiny pale grey or brown.


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The species is found in :

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Illidgea, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Thursday, July 29, 2010.


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    (written 27 October 2014)