(one synonym : Lichenaula dissimilis Turner, 1898)
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species live in shelters made from leaves or seed pods of their food plant joined with silk. The caterpillars have been found feeding on species in PROTEACEAE, including
The adult moths are white with a dark brown line along the hind margin of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Xylorycta candescens, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
(updated 1 September 2008, 12 July 2019)