(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings with black blotches. The hindwings are white shading to gey at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The species is found in eastern Australia, including:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 22.19, p. 227.
Lichenaula calligrapha, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, July 21, 2010.
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera. Part I,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), pp. 48-49, No. 39.
(updated 27 May 2011, 6 February 2015, 10 July 2019)