Lichenaula arisema Meyrick, 1890
(also known as Xylorycta arisema)
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 a white head, a dark brown thorax, and pale yellow wings with three broad dark brown bands. The hindwings are pale grey or brown.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

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


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    (written 27 October 2014)