(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has a bold pattern in dark brown and white on the forewings, The hindwings are pale orange with a vague brown submarginal band. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Xylorycta chrysomela, Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 219.
(updated 20 November 2011)