(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 including a pale subcostal area, and a dark dumbbell near the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The wingspan of the moths is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia,
Blog, Saturday, October 4, 2010.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 29 (1917), p. 97.
(written 7 January 2019)