Lichenaula appropinquans T.P. Lucas, 1901
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

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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.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
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The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 16 (1901), p. 87.

    Ian McMillan,
    Lichenaula appropinquans, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog Tuesday, Wednesday, July 21, 2010.


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    (written 29 September 2012)