(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans, Sydney, New South Wales)
The adult moth has black and white striped forewings, with a black spot in the middle of each wing. The hindwings are buff coloured. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Xylorycta austera, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 219.
(updated 5 November 2011)