Xylorycta assimilis Turner, 1900
(one synonym : Xylorycta terenopis Meyrick, 1915)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Xylorycta assimilis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species have buff coloured wings, with a pale brown costa and margin to each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Ian McMillan,
    Xylorycta assimilis, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.


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    (updated 30 September 2012)