(previously known as Lichenaula allocrossa)
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These caterpillars have been found feeding on the foliage of:
The adult moths of this species are grey except for the head and first two abdominal segments which are yellow. The moths have a wingspan about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 229.
Thymiatris, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Thursday, July 1, 2010.
(updated 25 January 2010)