Lichenaula callispora Turner, 1904
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with a number of vague black patches. The hindwings are a shiny pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading:

    Ian McMillan,
    Lichenaula callispora, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
    Blog, Tuesday, July 20, 2010.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic notes and other notes,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 28 (1904), p. 245.


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    (written 30 September 2012)