(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths are white with grey and black patches on each forewing. The hindwings are pearly pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 16 (1901), p. 87.
Lichenaula appropinquans, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog Tuesday, Wednesday, July 21, 2010.
(written 29 September 2012)