(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each sometimes with two black dots in midwing, and an arc of black dots around the margin. The hindwings are off-white, sometimes with some black dots around the margin. The body is off-white, except for a rusty-brown saddle halfway along the abdomen. The wingspan of the moths is about 4.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Thursday, September 16, 2010.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 29 (1917), p. 92.
(written 7 January 2019, updated 15 September 2020)