Xylorycta candescens Lower, 1896
(one synonym : Lichenaula dissimilis Turner, 1898)
XYLORYCTIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are white with a dark brown line along the inner margin of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

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


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    (updated 1 September 2008)