(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has patchy brown forewings, each with vague pale streaks and dark spots. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the moths is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Saturday, October 9, 2010.
Descriptions of Australian Lepidoptera. Part I. Xyloryctidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 13 (1890), p. 54, No. 49.
(written 1 January 2019, 23 September 2020)